CCTV images of a man released following fire attack on restaurant in Maryhill Road

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Police Scotland have released images of a man they believe may be able to help them following a fireraising incident in Maryhill.

The attack on Monday September 3 targeted the Bombay Lounge Restaurant in Maryhill Road.

Police say the attack caused considerable damage to the business, and could have spread to neighbouring properties.

Suspect in Maryhill fire
Damage: The attack could have spread to neighbouring properties, say police

The public are asked to help identify the man in the photographs and contact police with a name.

The man is described as white, aged approximately 35-45 years old, stocky build, with balding hair.

He was wearing a Gap hooded top, glasses and white trainers.

Det Sgt John Dowds is based at Maryhill CID.

He said: “This was a despicable and reckless act that has resulted in a significant loss to a local business owner and had the potential risk of affecting connecting properties.

“I am appealing to the public to assist police in identifying the man in the pictures, who may have information of significance to the investigation.”

Suspect in Maryhill fire
Description: The man was white, aged approximately 35-45 years old, with a stocky build

Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Glasgow CID via 101, quoting incident number 0456 of Monday 3rd September 2018.

Alternatively CRIMESTOPPERS can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

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