Victoria Police are seeking witnesses as they investigate a mischief and arson at the KFC on Douglas Street Tuesday morning.

The fire is believed to have started at around 5:13 a.m., and VicPD were made aware of the blaze at around 5:30 a.m. attending officers were able to douse the flames with a fire extinguisher.

“The investigation indicates that the suspect broke a window to the business, lit an object on fire, and threw it inside,” VicPD said in a release.

The suspect was last seen wearing dark clothing, travelling northbound on a bicycle. No other details were released.

Investigators are looking to speak with witnesses or anyone with information about this arson.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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