Two Mitchell Towing trucks were set on fire in the early morning of Sept. 25, along with six other vehicles
The owner of a towing company hit by an arsonist is offering a $25,000 reward through Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers to help catch the person responsible.
Two Mitchell’s Towing trucks were set on fire in the early morning of Sept. 25, along with six other vehicles parked in the company lot in North Vancouver. One of the trucks, which is often used to respond to calls on the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, was destroyed. The other truck can no longer be used on the road, and is kept for training purposes.
Owner Mitchell Martin said dashcam video from one of the trucks showed a man in the locked compound just before 2:20 a.m. that day. He could be seen throwing a Molotov cocktail through the driver’s-seat window of a truck, which burst into flames.
He was dressed in black, carrying a black backpack with a red bottle in the side pocket, and wearing a blue surgical mask.
Martin is urging anyone with information identifying the suspect to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or online at solvecrime.ca.
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