Concerned Hamilton Police seek arsonist - CCTV footage available

Concerned Hamilton Police seek arsonist - CCTV footage available

Hamilton arsonist
  • Hamilton arsonist
  • Hamilton arsonist

Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Andre Kavanagh

Police are investigating the arson of a vehicle at a commercial address in Killarney Road, Hamilton.

The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday 8 January 2018.

A yet-to-be identified person has doused the vehicle with an accelerant and deliberately set the vehicle alight.

The person ran from the scene along Killarney Road towards the Hamilton Lake.

Although Hamilton Police would like to hold this person to account for their actions, we are also very concerned the person has been burned as a result of their actions and may require medical assistance.

Police would like to hear from anyone who can identify the offender or provide any other information.

If anyone has any information, please contact Detective Sergeant Andre Kavanagh on 07 858 6200.

Alternatively information can be left anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Note to media: CCTV footage of the incident can be found on the Waikato Police Facebook page.

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