Surveillance footage captured a woman igniting the front door of a Coptic Orthodox church in Surrey, British Columbia, last week, just five days before a larger fire finally burned it to the ground Monday.
“The suspect is described as Caucasian, five feet seven inches tall and heavy-set with dark hair. The woman was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black tank top, black tights with a flower print, and black flip flops,” according to local outlet Peace Arch News (PAN). “Investigators are asking anyone with information related to either of these investigations to contact the Surrey RCMP (604-599-0502) or Crime Stoppers (www.solvecrime.ca, 1-800-222-TIPS).”
Breaking: Police have confirmed that there was an arson attempt last week at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Surrey, British Columbia. The Church was destroyed by a fire early this morning. pic.twitter.com/2CIDNGLnHz
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Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Sgt. Elenore Sturko said Tuesday that police do not yet have enough evidence to