Arson Suspected In Spencer Fire/Vehicle Theft Case

Date posted - June 5, 2014

Spencer, Iowa — Spencer authorities suspect arson in an incident reported on Tuesday.Law Enforcement Lightbar red

About 4 PM that afternoon, officers were called to a report of a stolen vehicle in the Burger King parking lot.

They were soon called to the Ace Rental Storage units at 120 12th Street Southwest for the report of a vehicle on fire. When they got there they found the vehicle that had been reported as stolen — with its interior on fire. The Spencer Fire Department was called and they put out the fire.

According to Spencer Police, whoever had been driving the vehicle fled the scene. They’re asking for the public’s help. If you have any information you are asked to contact the Spencer Police Department at 712-262-2151.

The 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier was a total loss.

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