Police on the hunt for arsonist

Watch CCTV footage of the arson below.

Police are appealing for any information about a yet-to-be identified person who has doused the vehicle with an accelerant and deliberately set the vehicle alight.

The arson occurred in the early hours of Monday 8 January at a commercial address in Killarney Road, Hamilton.

“The person ran from the scene along Killarney Road towards the Hamilton Lake,” says Detective Sergeant Andre Kavanagh.

“Although Hamilton Police would like to hold this person to account for their actions, we are also very concerned the person has been burned as a result of their actions and may require medical assistance.”

Police would like to hear from anyone who can identify the offender or provide any other information.

If anyone has any information, please contact Detective Sergeant Andre Kavanagh on 07 858 6200.

Alternatively information can be left anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



Posted on 11-01-2018 08:29 | By Maryfaith

Play with fire - get burned!


Posted on 11-01-2018 08:16 | By Bassist

Karma at its very best!

Morbid thought

Posted on 10-01-2018 18:16 | By Angel74

but he might of died of his injuries if he got burnt............


Posted on 10-01-2018 16:46 | By Capt_Kaveman

good job instant justice

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