Police seek information as investigation continues into vehicle fire at Tamworth

Police are appealing for information to identify two men depicted in CCTV footage as investigations continue into a vehicle fire at Tamworth earlier this year.

Shortly after 3.15am on Thursday 25 March 2021, police were travelling to an unrelated matter when they observed a Toyota Tarago van well alight outside a business on Aberdeen Street, West Tamworth.

Two people were seen running from the vehicle towards Edinburgh Street.

The Toyota was destroyed by fire.

As inquiries continue, police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to as part of their investigation.

The first man is depicted wearing a dark jumper and grey shorts.

The second man is depicted wearing a dark hooded jumper and black pants.

Police will allege the van was involved in an incident on Monday 22 March 2021, during which cash and methylamphetamine were seized during a search of the vehicle.

Four people were charged and remain before the courts.

Anyone with information about this incident – including CCTV or dashcam footage from the area, including Goonoo Goonoo Road – is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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