Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Arson Attempt Suspect on Run

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Arson Attempt Suspect on Run

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Jeremy Sollars

Deputy Editor

POLICE are searching for a man aged in his early twenties who was involved in an attempted arson offence in Warwick on Saturday night.

A spokesman for the Warwick Police Criminal Investigation Branch said emergency crews were called to an unoccupied residence on Gillam St at Glennie Heights about 9pm on Saturday, where a fire was reported to have broken out.

He said witnesses observed a male of large build and about six feet tall in dark clothing, along with a number of juveniles, acting suspiciously in the vicinity at the time of the fire.

It had gone out by the time a Queensland Fire and Rescue Service crew arrived with police.

C[pounds sterling]It is believed the incident is related to a disturbance at the property a fortnight ago,C[yen] the CIB spokesman said.

C[pounds sterling]Entry to the residence was forced and a number of telephone books and curtains were used in an attempt to burn down the structure. …

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