RNC Release Video in Arson Investigation

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the man responsible for a vehicle fire in the east end of St. John’s.

On August 1, 2018, at approximately 3:15 a.m., members of the RNC’s Operational Patrol Services Division and fire fighters from St. John’s Regional Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Athlone Place in St. John’s. During the course of the investigation, video of the fire was obtained showing a male run from the scene seconds after the fire starts.

The RNC General Investigation Unit is continuing to investigate this fire, and is asking anyone who has information to call the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at: www.nlcrimestoppers.com.