NZ police appeal for information after arson

Police are asking for the public’s help following an arson at New Brighton Mall yesterday.

Police were called about 11.40pm on Sunday 31 March following a report of a suspicious fire at a store.

Initial reports suggest a door was also smashed.

Numerous items were destroyed in the blaze.

Police are eager to speak with one young male who was seen in the area at the time.

He is described as blond with a slim build.

He was wearing camouflage pants, a long-sleeve black-and-grey jumper, black-and-white shoes, and a cat mask.

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