Suspects on the run after arson attempt @ VG apartment
Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that Virgin Gorda (VG) police are now on the hunt for two known men who allegedly attempted to torch an apartment building early last evening June 11, 2021, at around 9:30 pm.
Sources told VINO that a resident of the VG apartment building who was awakened to the smell of gasoline, spotted the two youths allegedly dousing the apartment complex with the fuel and raised an alarm.
The two men on realizing that had been caught in the act, then reportedly started hurling explicit language at the resident and moved to vandalize the building by breaking a window.
Police are said to be actively searching for the two youths who were identified and are allegedly now on the run.
VINO will bring more information as it becomes available