York Regional Police are looking to identify a suspect in an arson investigation.
According to police, on Monday, January 7, shortly before 2 am, officers were called to a commercial plaza located at 3550 Rutherford Road, in Vaughan, for a suspicious fire.
ARSON CAUGHT ON CAMERA – We need your help to ID this suspect who tried to blow up an office in Vaughan. Occurred at 3550 Rutherford Rd on Jan 7, 2019, shortly before 2am. The plate on the suspect vehicle was stolen. Call 866-876-5423 x7441 with any tips. https://t.co/pSJzyG15NA pic.twitter.com/87kXUTYZ6a
— York Regional Police (@YRP) February 1, 2019
Vaughan Fire and Rescue Services were on scene and had extinguished a fire inside of a law office.
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Investigators found that a glass door at the front of the building had been smashed and that there was a strong smell of gasoline coming from inside.
Police released surveillance video captured images of a suspect and a vehicle. Investigators say that the licence plates used on the suspect vehicle were found to have been stolen from the city of Toronto.
This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7441, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.