Police seek witness into Coonamble business fire

Police investigating a 2018 arson attack in Coonamble have released CCTV footage of a man who may be able to assist with inquires.

About 1:20am on Thursday 23 August 2018, emergency services were called to Coonamble following reports of a fire on Castlereagh Street.

Fire and Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze, that had spread through a number of shopfronts. The properties were completely destroyed.

Detectives from Orana Mid-Western Police District commenced inquires, with the fire being treated as suspicious.

Police have now released CCTV footage of a man who they believe can assist with their investigations.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, approximately 55 – 65 years of age, with a slim build and short grey hair. He was last seen wearing jeans, a dark coloured jacket and reading glasses.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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