Manawatu Police have released CCTV images following a fire in Palmerston North last month, and are seeking the public’s assistance.
On Thursday 30 November at about 2:30am, two people arrived at a commercial premises in Matipo Lane in a Toyota Echo with the number plate covered.
The passenger broke the window of the building. The driver lit something on fire and threw it through the broken window then tossed an accelerant on the fire.
The passenger then threw a large glass bottle containing liquid into the building.
The fire burned for approximately two hours before it was found.
There was extensive damage to the building.
Manawatu Police urge anyone with information to contact Police on 105 referencing number 231130/5707.
Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.