WA Police detectives seek help in West Busselton linked arson investigation
Busselton detectives are urging anyone with information around three linked arson attacks earlier this year to step forward.
The investigation surrounds a series of fires at the same address on Frankland Way in West Busselton in April and May.
At 12:50am Friday April 16, two people attempted to set fire to a vehicle at the address and when unsuccessful smashed two windows before leaving.
The following Sunday, April 18, at 1:40am two people successfully set fire to a black Hyundai Getz at the same address, completely destroying the vehicle and causing damage to the carport roof.
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The final arson event occurred on Monday May 3 at 3:15am when two people set fire to a silver Proton Persona sedan at the same address, however an occupant of the house was able to extinguish the fire before the vehicle was completely destroyed.
A Busselton police spokesman said all three incidents saw the two people involved were wearing hooded jumpers.
“Detectives are linking all three incidents and would like to speak with anyone who may have any information regarding these matters,” he said.
Police have today released an image of a vehicle seen driving in the area a short time before the second incident, believing the occupants may be able to assist with queries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperswa.gov.au.
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