A man arrested in connection with a fire in Swindon on Monday night has been charged and is due in court this morning.

Leigham Sandison, 19, of Spode Close in Redhouse has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life, assault by beating, communicating false information and making threats to kill.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear before magistrates at Swindon Magistrate Court this morning.

The charges relate to an incident in Spode Close earlier this week.

UPDATE: Read about his first court appearance here.