VicPD have released a photo of a person of interest believed to be involved in setting a fire at a storage and vehicle rental business in Victoria on June 7.
Firefighters from the Victoria Fire Department and Victoria Police officers responded to the blaze around 10 p.m. at the U-Haul Moving & Storage facility in the 700-block of Topaz Avenue.
Preliminary investigation showed that two storage units and two vehicles were damaged in the fire.
Fortunately, there were no injuries.
Video shows suspicious fires at U-Haul facility in downtown Victoria Sunday night.
— Victoria Buzz (@victoriabuzzes) June 8, 2020
Since the incident, investigators with the VicPD Major Crime Unit have released a surveillance photo of a person of interest.
The photo shows the possible suspect wearing a black sweatshirt with a graphic on the front, green camouflage pants and dark coloured shoes.
Major Crime Unit detectives have identified a person of interest in June 7th arson at a moving rental and storage business that destroyed 2 storage units & 2 vehicles. Do you recognize this person? If so call (250) 995-7654 ext. 1 or @VicCrimeStop. #yyj | https://t.co/US8VykVUID pic.twitter.com/X3vyhYqajV
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) June 19, 2020
Anyone who has information about these fires or recognize this person of interest, is asked to call (250) 995-7654, and select option 1 for the report desk.
To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.