Arson Squad investigates Rockingham tattoo parlour blaze

The facade of Youngbloods Tattoo Studio on Thursday morning.
The facade of Youngbloods Tattoo Studio on Thursday morning.

THE Arson Squad is investigating a suspicious fire at a Rockingham tattoo parlour in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Just after 3.10am on Thursday, police and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to Youngbloods Tattoo Studio at the corner of Flinders Lane and Kent Street.

A stolen Hino truck was reversed through concrete bollards and into the store before offenders set fire to the truck and business.

The fire caused extensive damage to the truck and business with an estimated damage cost to the truck of $20,000 and $500,000 for the business.

The truck was stolen from a commercial property located on Frederic Street in Naval Base in the early hours of Sunday July 8.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who may have relevant information about this fire or who saw the stolen truck anytime between Sunday 8 July and Thursday 12 July 2018.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Callers may remain anonymous if they wish.

Rewards of up to $50,000 are available for information that leads to the apprehension and subsequent conviction of an arsonist.