Saturday 30 May, 2020

Serial arsonist? Another roulette machine destroyed in Arouca

For the second time in a matter of days, a man has deliberately set fire to a roulette machine in a bar.

This time the incident took place at the Vivian Sports Bar, along the Eastern Main Road, Arouca.

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Police officers were told that at about 4.40 pm Tuesday,  a man walked into the bar and threw an object on the machine.

Before anyone could react, a loud explosion was then heard, and the machine was seen on fire.

The suspect police said, was seen suffering burns to his arm and legs.

Persons at the bar attempted to detain the individual, however, he managed to escape and flee the scene in a waiting vehicle.

More on this as it becomes available.

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