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Oakville, Ont., restaurant significantly damaged by suspicious fire: police

Halton Regional Police are investigating a fire at a vacant restaurant in Oakville, Ont.
Halton Regional Police are investigating a fire at a vacant restaurant in Oakville, Ont. File / Global News

Arson investigators in Halton Region are looking for those responsible for a fire at a restaurant in Oakville, Ont.

Police and firefighters were called to a fire at the Ben & Florentine Restaurant on Lakeshore Road West just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators are calling the blaze suspicious as the restaurant was empty at the time.

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Halton Regional Police say witnesses reported seeing two individuals fleeing the rear of the restaurant on foot, and then leaving the area in a white Ford pickup truck.

The restaurant sustained significant damage.

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