TWO people are being hunted near Ilminster following the suspected arson attack at the old Horlicks site in Ilminster.

An image of two members of the public seen near the site on November 2 has been released by police following the devastating fire.

Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying the pair.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A building was set on fire at the old Horlicks site in Ilminster sometime in the afternoon on Friday, November 3, in a suspected arson attack.

"Two people were seen walking to and from the site during this time whom we are keen to speak to.

"We accept the image is not very good, but the clothing is quite distinctive. Do you recognise these persons or the clothing?"

If you have any information contact 101 and quote 5217252251.