30 September 2014

Witnesses sought to suspicious fires

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to six separate fires which occurred last night and early this morning (Tuesday, September 30).

Overnight, police were notified of a number of trees and wheelie bins on fire in Richardson, Calwell and Theodore.
ACT Fire and Rescue attended and extinguished the fires.

A midnight purple coloured Holden Commodore sedan was observed in the area of Richardson at the time of a fire.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the above fires or any person who saw a midnight purple coloured Holden Commodore sedan in the Tuggeranong area to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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(ACT Policing Media Release)

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ILuvTwisties6:41 pm 01 Oct 14

I live in Grimshaw St. where this a**hole lit a huge tree on fire. The Commodore was indeed deep purple with large aftermarket wheels. It was also a V8. I hope someone knows this person, ahem, scumbag. I thought it was odd that a random car was sitting in the street watching a tree burn at 1230am. they sat and watched for several minutes and then backed down the street and tore off at a rate of knots… apparently going to light their next fire.

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