On January 8th at about 11:30pm, a fire was reported at Frank Hobbs school on Haro road.

A person, gender unknown, was seen tampering with the dumpster outside the school. They were seen to lgnite something in the bin and then flee.

The bin, later found to be a recycle bin, became fully involved and was extinguished by Saanich Fire Department.

A Police Service Dog was used to track from the scene, but the suspect managed to escape.


* unknown race or sex

* 5'9"-5'11"; 16-20 years

If anybody knows anything about this arson they are encouraged to contact the Saancih Police Department at 250-475-4321 or Crimestoppers.



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