RCMP seeking the public’s assistance to identify an arson suspect

Upper Fraser Valley, Chilliwack

2020-02-10 09:54 PST

File # 2020-4511

The RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the image of a person taken from a security camera.

The images of a person throwing an inflammable device at a trailer were captured by a surveillance camera in the 9000-block of Garden Drive around 5:15 on the morning of February 4, 2020.

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Video of person igniting device and large explosion.

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Frontline officers immediately responded to the fire but following comprehensive patrols of the area a suspect was not located by police.

As Chilliwack RCMP General Investigation Support Team (GIST) pursue their investigation police are reaching out to the public for witnesses who may have noted someone appearing out of place in the neighbourhood.

In particular Investigators are requesting the operator of a vehicle driving through the neighbourhood near the time of the incident to contact us, says Constable Keven Biagioni of Chilliwack RCMP. Very fortunately the occupant of the trailer was not injured.

Anyone with information to identify the subject in the video or information regarding this event is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Corporal Mike Rail
Media Relations Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
604-702-4017
 

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Cpl. Mike Rail

Media Relations Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
46326 Airport Road, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1A5
Office: 604-702-4017
Fax: 604-702-4045

Email: UFVRD_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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