Arsonist destroys car

| 26/06/2009

(CNS): A car in Savannah Meadows was deliberately set ablaze, a fire investigator found after an incident on Thursday, 25 June, which has been determined to be arson. Police and fire were alerted to the blaze at around 12:40am yesterday. Emergency services responded to the scene in Jim Bodden Avenue and found a blue Mitsubishi Lancer on fire. The fire department extinguished the blaze and the fire investigator determined that the vehicle had been intentionally set on fire. The owner of the vehicle had been inside his house at the time and no-one was injured in the incident.

Scenes of Crime Officers processed the scene and an investigation has commenced led by Detective Sergeant Joseph Wright who says that a number of leads are being followed up. “There are a number of lines of enquiry we are looking at,” he said. “But, we would appreciate anyone with information coming forward.”

Anyone who was in the area of Jim Bodden Avenue around the time of the fire who might have seen something suspicious should contact Bodden Town police station on 947-2220 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs

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