Wichita police are investigating the break-in and attempted arson of the Siesta Lounge, 15130 W. U.S. 54.
The incident happened Saturday shortly before 6 p.m. A caller called 911 and told police that a door of the lounge was open and they had seen number of people running from the inside, according to Sgt. Steve Yarberry, spokesman for the Wichita Police Department.
When police went to investigate, it was apparent a door to the business had been forced open and someone had tried to light alcoholic beverages on fire with matches, Yarberry said.
There was no fire damage to the building, which had been closed to business for several years, Yarberry said.
Fire investigators were called to the scene.