Suspects attempt to break into restaurant using torch

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HOUSTON - Authorities are searching for two suspects who tried to torch their way into a restaurant in northeast Houston.

Police say around 11 p.m. Wednesday, two masked men went to the back of a Louisiana Fried Chicken & Seafood restaurant off Homestead Road and Santa Elena Street attempting to break in.

The suspects tried to use a torch to cut their way through the back door, but didn't realize that the heat from the torch sparked a fire inside.

The suspects took off.