Police appealing for witnesses to Hastings arson

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a Hastings toilet block was set on fire.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to Alexandra Park, Lower Park Road, at around 6.45pm on Tuesday, July 11.

A man was seen to cycle away from the toilets opposite the cafe on a red BMX bike towards Dordrecht Way, according to Sussex Police.

He is described as white, aged about 18 and was wearing a hooded top and shorts.

PC Annemarie Presland said: “The fire caused damage to a toilet roll holder and smoke damage. We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the fire being started or has any information.”

Contact police online or ring 101 quoting serial 1286 of 11/07.

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