Police update: Charges – Vehicle fire in Katherine

Northern Territory Police have arrested a man in relation to a vehicle fire in Katherine this week.

Members from the Katherine Criminal Investigations Branch allege the 30-year-old set fire to a vehicle in Katherine South, which subsequently spread to another vehicle parked alongside.

He has been charged with two counts of arson. He was remanded to appear in Katherine Local Court on 2 December 2021

Constable Kylie Dutton thanked the public for their assistance.

“Police continue to call for information and would like to hear from anyone who may be able to assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information, CCTV or mobile footage of any unusual activity in this area between 10.30pm and 11.15pm, is asked call police on 131 444 or CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference 9862471.

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