Search is on for downtown Vancouver arsonist

Dec 19 2017, 11:26 am

Vancouver Police are looking for an individual who set three fires in downtown Vancouver on Sunday. All three fires were set within in hours of the first one. 

The first fire was started near Robson and Bute Street (near the Blenz Coffee) at approximately 4:30 p.m. This was followed by another fire at a coffee shop at Davie near Thurlow Streets (near the Starbucks). The third fire was set later that evening on Mainland near Nelson Street.

The fires began in the garbage bins inside public washrooms. There was minimal damage and no injuries.

The suspect is described as a caucasian male in his mid to late 20s, short, light brown hair. At the time of the incidents, he was wearing a brown hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Vancouver Police Departmemt.

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