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Car set ablaze in Kelowna neighbourhood

Police are looking for a man seen lighting a car on fire on Killarney Road early this morning.

Kelowna Mounties received a report of an arson on the 400 block of Killarney Road, June 6 at 1:40 a.m.

"A man was witnessed trying to break into a Chevy Cavalier when he suddenly smashed the passenger's side window and poured fuel onto the seat," said Const. Kris Clark.

"The suspect lit the car ablaze and fled in a dark colored pickup truck. The Kelowna Fire Department was able to contain the blaze but the car was a total loss."

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, about six-feet tall with a slim build. He was wearing a dark shirt and glasses.

The vehicle is described as a newer model Ford F150 extended cab, dark in color.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.net to report.

 

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