POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a culpable and reckless fire raising incident at Lifestyle Express, Main Street, Alexandria.

The incident happened on February 28 where a man was seen on CCTV at the rear of premises about 8pm.

Police described the man they are looking for as being of stocky build wearing a high-viz jacket, beanie hat, gloves, grey jogging bottoms and snow boots.

The man then set fire to the rear shutter of the shop causing fire to take hold.

CID officers are examining numerous CCTV cameras.