Possible Arson At Patcham Restaurant

19 June 2017, 07:45 | Updated: 19 June 2017, 07:48

patcham fire

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fire at a restaurant in Patcham, near Brighton.

The fire, which has badly damaged La Tana in Ladies Mile Road, started just after midnight Sunday.

No-one was in the restaurant at the time of the fire but two people living in the flat above La Tana were evacuated as a precaution.

The incident was dealt with by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

The cause of the fire is unexplained at this stage, and police are appealing for anyone with any information to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 50 of 18/06.

Pic: Fred Lindfield