Police believe fires at Rockingham, Medina and Baldivis tattoo parlours linked

Staff ReporterSound Telegraph

WA Police believe a series of suspicious fires at tattoo parlours across the metropolitan area, including in Rockingham, Baldivis and Medina, are linked.

The five tattoo parlour fires include blazes on Sunday March 11 at Ink Chronicles Collective on Atwick Terrace in Baldivis, Thursday July 12 at Young Bloods Tattoo Studio on Kent Street in Rockingham and Wednesday August 8 at Good Times Tattoo on Medina Avenue in Medina. The two other first were in Beaconsfield on May 9 and Bedford on June 16.

Each of the fires started in the early hours of the morning when unknown offenders set fire to various items within the tattoo parlours. The Young Bloods Tattoo Studio fire also involved a stolen truck being reversed into the premises. Significant damage was caused in each incident.

Police are asking anyone who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles around these properties, or who has any dash cam footage of the locations on the dates listed, to come forward.

Rewards of up to $50,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist. Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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