Police hunt for suspected arsonist

MATT BOWEN
Last updated 13:02 24/09/2012
A house in the depot of Jack House Transit at 128 Kahikatea Dr received minor damage from a small fire at about 12.30pm.
PETER DRURY

A house in the depot of Jack House Transit at 128 Kahikatea Dr received minor damage from a small fire at about 12.30pm.

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Hamilton police are hunting a suspected arsonist following a suspicious fire in the west of the city today.

A house in the depot of Jack House Transit at 128 Kahikatea Dr received minor damage from a small fire at about 12.30pm.

A police dog has been dispatched to track down a man seen near the fire. He was described as a Caucasian aged 18-20 who was carrying a distinctive white satchel.

Fire safety officers are at the scene investigating the fire.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Hamilton Central police station on 07 858 6200


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