UPDATE: Man charged after reports of alleged threats to set fire to house

A man has been charged after alleged threats to set fire to a house in Letchworth.

Ben Hunt, 28, of no fixed address, is due to appear in Hatfield Remand Court later today after being charged with threats to damage or destroy a house in in Eldefield on Monday evening.

Neighbours vacated their properties due to the threats, but were allowed to return shortly afterwards.

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