The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance for information related to an arson that occurred earlier this month.
At approximately 4:15 a.m., on Friday, April 7, 2017, an unknown culprit set fire to the Lê La Vietnamese restaurant, located at 4-6624 Centre St. S.E.
Police obtained CCTV footage that shows an individual breaking a front window and throwing an incendiary device, believed to be a Molotov cocktail, into the restaurant. Video of the incident is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.
The suspect is described as wearing dark-coloured shoes, blue jeans, possibly a plaid jacket, and was carrying a backpack.
The video shows that the suspect’s clothing caught on fire. It is believed they would have burned clothing and possibly sustained burns to their upper body.