WATCH: Moment a person starts fire which destroys cafe

Video: CCTV footage of a man setting fire to a cafe

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a person setting fire to a cafe at a family-run business in Long Eaton.

Someone broke into Acton Garden and Aquatic Centre on Acton Close and smashed the window of the cafe between 9.30pm and 10pm on Sunday (December 4).

They poured accelerant through the window and set fire to it.

The footage shows the suspect running away from the scene as the cafe is engulfed in flames.

The cafe was completely destroyed by the fire.

Police are urging witnesses or anyone with any information to call DC Tom Barry on 101, quoting reference 16000400964.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.