Police investigate suspicious fire at caf at Bankstown

Police are appealing for public assistance following a suspicious fire at a café in Bankstown early this morning.

Just after 1am (Tuesday 23 February 2021), emergency services attended Chapel Street following reports of a fire at a café.

Fire & Rescue NSW were quick to extinguish the blaze and a crime scene was established.

Police have been told an item was thrown at the building just prior to it igniting. The person – clad in black clothing – was last seen riding away on a motorcycle.

The building sustained minor damage.

Police are treating the fire a suspicious and are appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact Bankstown Police on 97832199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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