Doncaster man charged with attempted murder after Leeds house set alight with mother and children inside

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A man is due to appear in court this morning charged with the attempted murder of a mother and her two children in Leeds.

Anthony Walters was charged in relation to an arson attack at a house in Hill Top Mount, Harehills, on Wednesday, February 24.

Firefighters had to rescue a mother and her two children through an upstairs window after a fire broke out in the early hours.

Police last week issued an appeal to trace a taxi driver who may have witnessed the incident.

Walters, 33, of Beckett Road, Wheatley Park, will appear before Leeds Magistrates' Court today.

The teenagers involved in the incident left the train at Ben Rhydding station. Picture: Google

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