A picture of the do-rag in the gas tank of the pick-up truck.

Revelstoke RCMP on hunt for suspected arsonist

Revelstoke RCMP are looking for a person who attempted to set a pick-up truck on fire sometime overnight on May 7-8.

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.

 

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