Lancashire Police want to speak to a man who may have information on an arson investigation in Ashton-on-Ribble.Advertisement
Police were called to reports of a fire at the iLashed Academy on Blackpool Road at around 12.25am on September 28.
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Officers attended and found accelerant had been poured through the door, before it was set alight.
Police believe the offender may have injured their hand in the process.
At the time, the owner of the beauty academy Imogen Southwood, said she believed “someone has it in” for her, as this is the second arson attack since she opened the store.
Following extensive CCTV enquiries police want to speak to the man pictured above and are asking anybody who recognises him to get in touch as soon as possible.
Det Con Liz Sheard, of Preston Police, said: “Our investigation into an arson attack at a beauty salon in Ashton-on-Ribble is very much on-going.
“Someone has deliberately set this business premises on fire and we are working hard to establish who is responsible.
“We would urge anyone who recognises the man pictured to come forward with information.”
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Anybody with information is asked to get in touch on 101, quoting log number 22 of September 28. Alternatively independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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