Police Appeal for Witnesses to Lowanna Arson Coffs Coast by News Of The Area - Modern Media - October 23, 2020 Investigators are appealing for public assistance as they continue to investigate a suspected arson attack at a convenience store in the state’s north. Emergency services were called to a store on Grafton Street in Lowanna, approximately 30km north-west of Coffs Harbour, shortly before 9pm on Friday 6 March 2020, after reports the building was well alight. Fire crews arrived and extinguished the blaze shortly after; the building suffered minor structural and smoke damage as a result. Police have been told a man was seen running from the scene. Detectives from Coffs/Clarence Police District commenced Strike Force Ivery to investigate the circumstances surrounding the suspicious fire. As part of ongoing inquiries, strike force detectives wish to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries. He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his early 50s, between 170cm-175cm tall with a stocky build. Anyone with information is urged to contact Coffs Harbour Police Station or Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.