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Arson suspect caught on video as loading bay catches fire at Burnaby's Metrotown

Members of the Burnaby RCMP Economic Crime Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for an arson that occurred near the Metrotown bus loop on Tuesday, June 21 at about 10:45 p.m.

The fire occurred at a loading dock at Metropolis at Metrotown mall near the 4700-block of Kingsway. Video surveillance captured a lone male suspect lighting the loading bay door on fire, and later returning to watch. Also captured on the video are several witnesses who can be seen videotaping the fire with their cell phones. The suspect remained at scene and may have been captured on a witness’s cell phone.

If you witnessed the arson or have video in relation to the incident please contact Constable Grace Hwang at 604-294-7670.

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