Old Time Pottery fire prompts arson investigation

- Melbourne Police are looking for a man who they say intentionally set fires inside a business Wednesday night. 

It happened at around 5:20 p.m. at the Old Time Pottery in the shopping plaza off Wickham Road. 

Police say a man was taken items off the shelves and setting them on fire. Shoppers who were in the store at the time called 911 when they saw what was going on.  

Investigators say the place was evacuated and the fire was extinguished. An arson investigation is now underway. Melbourne Police say the suspect is a white male, about 5'10'', in his late 20s-early 30s, with long blonde hair and wearing blue jeans. 

Anyone who sees this person is asked not to approach him, but to call police or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477). 
 

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