10 Jan 2018

Arsonist may be injured after setting vehicle on fire

1:44 pm on 10 January 2018

Hamilton police have released CCTV footage of an arsonist destroying a vehicle at a commercial address in the early hours of Monday morning.

Watch the CCTV footage here:

In the video, an unidentified person can be seen dousing the vehicle at the Killarney Road address with an accelerant and deliberately setting it alight.

Police said the arsonist then ran from the scene along Killarney Road towards the Hamilton Lake.

He may have been burned by the blaze and might require medical attention, police said.

Police would like to hear from anyone who can identify the offender or provide any other information.