WITNESS: Two Young Men Set Business On Fire

Rocky Mount police say two young men, one carrying a gas can, were seen setting a business hit on fire early Thursday morning.

Cherry's Used Tires on South Washington Street received substantial damage in the 3:30 a.m. fire. Police are calling the fire suspicious.

A witness says after the two young men set the building on fire they left on bicycles toward the George Street bridge.

The fire chief says 75% of the building and its contents were damaged by the fire.

Police say if you have any information on this fire contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.


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  • by Mike Location: Jax on Dec 2, 2010 at 04:10 PM
    KUDOS to the witness for the community involvement. If that mentality would just spread across the state. Thanks for caring!
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