Melbourne worksite fire investigation

Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives have released CCTV and images of a man they want to speak to about a fire at a construction site in Melbourne.

A man jumped a fence and deliberately set fire to a cherry picker parked at the Queen Street worksite on Wednesday 17 June about 11.30pm.

The equipment, valued at $200,000, was badly damaged.

The person of interest had earlier been seen at a nearby convenience store in Elizabeth Street.

He’s described as 20-30 years old, about 175-185cm tall, with a thin build, dark complexion and had a thin chin strap style beard.

Anyone who recognises the man depicted in the images, or who has information relating to this investigation should call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at

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