Police vehicle set alight at Mandurah

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a marked police vehicle being deliberately set alight in the early hours of Friday, 1 July 2022.

The police vehicle was parked on the forecourt of a vehicle dealership, located on Anstruther Road near the intersection of Pinjarra Road in Mandurah.

About 4.30am, two people approached the dealership on foot and poured an accelerant over the vehicle, before igniting it with a butane torch. The police vehicle was extensively damaged by the fire and is not repairable.

It is believed one of the offenders may have suffered burn injuries to their face and arms.

Arson Squad investigators urge anyone who has mobile phone or dash-cam vision of the area between 4am and 5am, or who has information relating to this fire, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Rewards of up to $25,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist.

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