Ryan Burrows at 11:39am 12th January 2019.
(Updated at 11:43am 12th January 2019)
41-year-old Lindsey Dewey, of no fixed address, has been found guilty of two counts of arson in the Montague Centre at 12.25am on October 6th.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue attended and found the fire to the bedding and belongings had spread to the doorway of the Laura Ashley shop in the centre.
Dewey was identified from CCTV, arrested and later charged.
She was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court on Friday to 32 weeks for each count, to run concurrently.
She has also been given a restraining order not to contact the victim, whose bedding she set fire to, for 10 years.
“Thankfully no-one was hurt in the fire but the belongings and part of the shop’s stock was destroyed in the blaze.”
Detective Inspector Jason Hazzard