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Police appeal for witnesses after business set alight

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a business was broken into and set alight at South Lismore yesterday.

About 5am on Monday, a business on Habib Drive was broken into and a number of items were stoles including a rifle and ammunition.

The person or persons responsible then set fire to the building before fleeing the premises.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command and Fire and Rescue NSW attended the scene and extinguished the fire.

A crime scene was established and examined by forensic specialists.

About 3.50pm yesterday, police executed a search warrant on a caravan park on Bruxner Highway at South Lismore, and allegedly seized a rifle and ammunition for examination.

It is estimated the fire caused $250,000 worth of damage.

Investigations are continuing and police are urging anyone with information to contact Lismore Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  richmond local area command


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