Police are asking the public to help them identify the man in this photo. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Fleetwood

Surrey RCMP ask for help identifying arson suspect

Suspect sought in connection to fire at a tire shop earlier this year

Surrey RCMP are asking the public to help them identify an arson suspect in connection to a Fleetwood fire at a tire shop earlier this year.

Police say they are seeking the suspect in connection to an investigation into a fire at a Fountain Tire and Speedy Glass in the 15300-block of Fraser Hwy around 8 a.m. May 19.

Police say when emergency crews arrived the building was engulfed in flames.

The incident is being investigated as an arson and police are now releasing photos of a man who was in the area at the time of the fire.

READ MORE: Structure fire destroys Surrey tire shop, closes section of Fraser Highway

The suspect is described as a 45 to 55 years old, with a medium build, bald, and was wearing a black ‘Che Guevara’ T-shirt at the time.

“We are asking the public to look at these photos and, if they have any information, to please call Surrey RCMP,” said Staff Sergeant Kirk Duncan, General Investigation Unit Commander, in a release. “Given how clear these images are, our investigators believe that someone in the public will be able to help us advance this investigation.”

Anyone with information on the identity the suspect, or who has further information about this incident is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or solvecrime.ca.



amy.reid@surreynowleader.com

Like us on Facebook and follow Amy on Twitter

Just Posted

Surrey drunk driver gets 32 months in prison for killing grandma, injuring girl

Shavin Reynold Singh, 31, is also prohibited from driving for four years

Surrey filmmaker creates ‘Monster’ movie about gang life in the city

Fleetwood resident Inderveer Sodhi wrote, directed and stars in his coming-of-age fictional drama

Surrey ‘foam-free Vaisakhi’ initiative inspires ‘Sweet Takeaways’ business

KPU students launch business selling sugarcane takeout containers as alternative to foam, single-use items

Driver escaped uninjured as car burst into flames on Nordel Way

It happened at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in North Delta, just west of Scott Road

Surrey author wants to create awareness of colourism with latest book

The Desirable Sister is Taslim Burkowicz’s second book

John Mann, singer and songwriter of group Spirit of the West dead at 57

Mann died peacefully in Vancouver on Wednesday from early onset Alzheimer’s

VIDEO: B.C. high school’s turf closed indefinitely as plastic blades pollute waterway

Greater Victoria resident stumbles on plastic contamination from Oak Bay High

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

South Cariboo Driver hits four cows due to fog

The RCMP’s investigation is ongoing

B.C. won’t appeal decision protecting ICBC court experts

Change to evidence rules next to save money, David Eby says

1898 Yukon gold rush photo featuring Greta Thunberg look-alike sends internet into tailspin

Jokes erupted this week after a 120-year-old photo taken by Eric A. Hegg surfaced from archives

BC Ferries’ two new hybrid vessels set sail for B.C. from Romania

Two Island Class ferries to be in use by 2020

Distracted driving tickets not for ICBC revenue, B.C. minister says

Minister Mike Farnworth calls SenseBC analysis ‘nonsense’

Most Read

l -->