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Police want to speak to this man following shopping centre fire in Leicester

Police release two images of a man they would like to speak to Credit: Leicestershire Police

Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to following a fire in Leicester.

The fire broke out at Belgrave Commercial Centre just after 10pm on Sunday 6 January.

Emergency services attended the scene on Belgrave Road throughout the night. No one was reported to be injured in the incident.

Officers believe the fire was started deliberately and are treating it as arson.

50 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze Credit: BPM Media

We know that there are a number of businesses and properties in this area, in particular people who were dining in the Mirch Masala restaurant at the time.

If you saw or heard anything which caused you concern or have any CCTV, dash cam or mobile phone footage connected to the incident and haven’t as yet spoken to police, please contact us.

– Detective Inspector Mark Parish

Anyone with any information or who recognises the man in the image is asked to contact the police or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.