Calgary Police seek public assistance in arson

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance for information related to an arson that occurred earlier this month.

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At approximately 4:15 a.m., on Friday, April 7, 2017, an unknown culprit set fire to the Lê La Vietnamese restaurant, located at 4-6624 Centre St. S.E.

Police obtained CCTV footage that shows an individual breaking a front window and throwing an incendiary device, believed to be a Molotov cocktail, into the restaurant.

The suspect is described as wearing dark-coloured shoes, blue jeans, possibly a plaid jacket, and was carrying a backpack.

The video shows that the suspect’s clothing caught on fire. It is believed they would have burned clothing and possibly sustained burns to their upper body.

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Anyone with information on this arson is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case #CA17139341/3065

Calgary Police Service


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