- ACT Policing is investigating two suspected arson attacks and property damage at residences in Giralang and Macgregor in the early hours of Sunday morning, May 10, 2009.
Police attended the Giralang residence around 2.55am where the 27-year-old male complainant said that he had been woken by the sound of breaking glass and soon afterward saw flames coming from his car in the driveway.
A short time later, police were notified that a 4WD vehicle also appeared to have been the subject of an arson attack in the driveway of a residence in Macgregor. The complainant’s 51-year-old mother resides at the Macgregor location. Four windows at the Macgregor residence had also been broken.
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No-one was injured in either incident.
Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying three suspects pictured on CCTV camera footage at the Macgregor residence. Two males were seen pouring what is suspected to be accelerant on the 4WD vehicle.
One of the principal suspects was a male shown wearing a grey hooded top, grey track pants and a horizontally striped red and white (or yellow) top underneath. He was carrying what appeared to be a golf club.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen suspicious persons or activity such as that described in the Giralang or Macgregor suburbs during the early hours of Sunday morning (May 10) to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.