Revelstoke RCMP are looking for a person who attempted to set a pick-up truck on fire sometime overnight on May 7-8.
Staff-Sgt. Jacquie Olsen said that sometime between 11 p.m. on May 7 and 8 a.m. on May 8, someone attempted to start a fire in the gas tank of a red 2008 Dodge Ram that was parked on the 500 block of Second Street West.
“The culprit stuffed a handkerchief/do-rag into the fuel filler nozzle of the fuel tank. The rag burned out prior to doing any significant damage to the vehicle,” she said in a press release.
Anyone with information about this incident or who can identify the do-rag in question is asked to contact the Revelstoke RCMP at 250-837-5255 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
A picture of the do-rag that was used in the attempted arson. RCMP Photo.