Man charged in relation to unit fire in Joseph Street, Rokeby

A 44-year old Rokeby man was yesterday charged with arson in relation to a fire that damaged a unit in Joseph Street, Rokeby, during the early hours of Monday 13 November 2017.

The man was bailed and will appear before the Hobart Magistrates Court in January 2018.

Detectives from Bellerive CIB are continuing to investigate a series of subsequent unit fires at the Joseph Street complex.

Detectives are still keen to hear from anyone with information that might assist the ongoing investigation.

$10,000 reward

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