Winnipeg police said a fire that hit the Superstore on Sargent Avenue last month started as a result of arson. Damage is pegged at $600,000.

Officers and fire and emergency crews were called to the store at 1385 Sargent Avenue around 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 23.

An investigation showed that the fire started in the children’s toy department.

The arson strike force continues to investigate.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6813 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.