Police seek to identify man in relation to alleged ‘explosion’ at Regent Theatre on Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North

Police seek to identify man in relation to alleged ‘explosion’ at Regent Theatre on Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North

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Manawatū Police are seeking to identify a man pictured on CCTV footage in relation to an alleged ‘explosion' at Regent Theatre on Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North.

Popular Pink Floyd tribute band on the night of May 28 were finishing up after their gig, as part of their tour around New Zealand, when an alleged explosion occurred in a toilet area of the building during the early hours of the following morning.

The alleged explosion occurred around 12.50am causing substantial damage. It is believed to be caused by an accelerant.

Source: CC/ Pink Floyd Experience

Police arrived at the scene not long after to discover what had unfolded.

The man pictured on the CCTV camera footage was seen walking through Regent Arcade towards King Street, before progressing into Regent Theatre. He may be able to help assist authorities with enquiries.

If you can help identify the man, or have any information that could be relevant to the incident, get in touch by calling Police on 105 quoting file number 210529/5028.

A report can be made anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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