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Footage released of Gillingham arsonist suspect

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a suspected arson attack on a disused pub in Gillingham. On Friday 7 June at 11.40pm cameras captured a man, who appeared to smash a window of the former Black Lion in Mill Road.

Over the next hour the same man was seen to walk past the building on several occasions. Footage shows him peering through windows of the premises as a blaze begins to spread. By 12.40am the following morning the building was engulfed by flames.