Unit fire probed

Southern Telegraph - - CRIME -

Ar­son squad in­ves­ti­ga­tors are seek­ing in­for­ma­tion re­lat­ing to a fire at a unit on Safety Bay Road in Safety Bay on Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 16.

About 1.45am, po­lice and the Depart­ment of Fire and Emer­gency Ser­vices were no­ti­fied of the fire.

The fire caused dam­age to the liv­ing room and a bed­room, es­ti­mated at $ 100,000.

De­tec­tives would like to speak to any­one who saw the in­ci­dent or who has any dash cam footage of the area around the time of the fire, par­tic­u­larly of two men wear­ing hooded tops who got out of a white twin- cab ute that was parked in the com­plex carpark close to the time of the fire. Re­wards of up to $ 50,000 are avail­able for in­for­ma­tion that leads to the ap­pre­hen­sion and con­vic­tion of an ar­son­ist.

Scooter rob­bery

Rock­ing­ham de­tec­tives are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a rob­bery in Port Kennedy on Satur­day, Jan­uary 26.

About 10.30am the vic­tim, a 17- year- old boy, met with a friend in a park ad­ja­cent to Nun­ton Place and Ben­bec­ula Loop.

He trav­elled to the park on his white 2015 Her Chee scooter.

While speak­ing to his friend, he heard some­one try to start his scooter and saw two men at the western side of the park.

One had his scooter and the other had an­other scooter.

One de­manded the keys to the vic­tim’s scooter and pro­duced a knife.

The vic­tim and his friend re­fused to give them the keys and the two men left with the scooter.

One of the men was de­scribed as a fair- skinned man in his early to mid- 20s, 180cm tall, of slim build with yel­low- coloured hair, star- shaped tat­toos on his neck and wear­ing a Gucci cap.

The other was de­scribed as a fair- skinned male, about 157cm tall, with stocky build and short black hair, wear­ing black shorts and a black T- shirt.

Any­one with any in­for­ma­tion on the above cases is asked to come for­ward and con­tact Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000 or re­port on­line at crimestop­per­swa. com. au.

Pic­ture: WAPOL

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a fire at this Safety Bay unit.

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