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Linked incidents now in hands of Arson Squad

The WA Arson Squad are urgently seeking the whereabouts of a 33-year-old man in relation to two incidents which occurred in Hocking earlier this week.

Jarrad Peter Adams allegedly started a fire at a house on Welstead Way, Hocking on Monday 27th July. Items were taken from the home, as well as a 2017 Grand Jeep Cherokee.

The Jeep has since been located and was set alight, allegedly by Mr Adams on Tuesday 28th July.

Mr Adams is described as 190cm tall, with a medium build, black hair, and brown eyes. He is believed to be driving a white 2012 Holden Captiva, 1HAZ535 and is known to frequent the northern suburbs.

WA Police are urging members of the public to contact Police immediately on 131 444, if Mr Adams is sighted. He should not be approached.

Anyone with information in regards to his whereabouts, can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimstopperswa.com.au.

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Gemma Dwyer

Gemma Dwyer

Gemma Dwyer is the courts and crime correspondent for The WA Daily.

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