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.

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.



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


TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case #CA17139341/3065

Calgary Police Service


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