Police seek man after suspicious house fire

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Police are appealing for information as they continue to investigate a suspicious house fire Penrith.

About 3.40am on Thursday, February 2, 2023, emergency services were called to a home on Lethbridge Street, Penrith, following reports it was on fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW crews attended and extinguished the fire; however, the building was destroyed.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the blaze.

As part of ongoing inquiries, detectives established strike force Balix to investigate the fire and have released CCTV footage of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.


The man depicted is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 20 and 30 years of age, of slim build, with long dark red/brown hair.

He is shown wearing long dark pants, shirtless with a dark coloured shirt tied around his waist and dark shoes.

Anyone able to recognise the person, or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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