Arson in SaanichApril 11, 2023
Saanich Police are investigating an arson that took place at approximately 1.30am on Sunday April 2nd. A car was set alight in the 3400 block of Bethune Avenue. The car was parked outside the owners house and a witness upon hearing a loud bang looked out and saw the car on fire. It was a white 2013 Lincoln MKS.
2 possible suspects were seen standing beside the car and then running away once it was alight. They are described as, a male, about 6ft tall, lanky build wearing a white hooded sweatshirt. The second was a male, about 6ft, lanky build wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
A gas can was left at the scene which is being forensically examined. Thankfully nobody was injured but the car was destroyed.
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