The Real Campaign for Real Ale. Prologue.
Case Number: AR 28103/HF/583092
Crime: Arson, attempted murder
Reporting officer: Sergeant Richard Bowers, Date of report: 14th October 2023
At about 1040 hours, on 14th October 2023, we heard reports of a fire at the Newcastle Carlsberg brewery. Fire started around 0900, but the telephones were disconnected which resulted in a delay in reporting. Fire appears to have started in the brewery.
CCTV footage shows five men entering the facility. Five men were arrested at the scene:
Suspect #1: 5’3’’, balding, middle age, protrouding belly
Suspect #2: 5’5’’, bald, middle age, protrouding belly
Suspect #3: 5’4’’, balding, middle age, protrouding belly
Suspect #4: 6’6’’, strong physique, well defined chin , piercing eyes
Suspect #5: 5’2’’, balding, middle age, protrouding belly
Suspects claimed to have no idea what had happened. Suspect #4 fled the scene. Whereabouts unknown.
The rest of the suspects have been taken in for questioning. Their identities remain unknown.
Items found in possession of the suspects, and confiscates:
2 cans of Abbot Ale
2 Cannisters of Petrol
1 Copy of ‘The Epic of Giggamesh’