3 Jul 2009

Woman charged with attempted murder after fires

6:12 am on 3 July 2009

A Tokoroa woman has been charged with attempted murder and arson following two suspicious fires on Thursday.

Police say the fires were lit deliberately at a Kiwi Street house early in the morning.

Detective Sergeant Kevan Verry says the occupants of the house were woken by their dog.

A woman, 42, will appear in the Tokoroa District Court on Friday.