Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017. 2:44 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday morning around 2:27, police responded to reports of a fire at the compound of Scotches Restaurant and Bar located on the Hummingbird Highway.
Police found a 2002 white Mitsubishi Montero SUV engulf in flames.
The fire personnel arrived shortly and extinguished the flames.
Investigation reveals that the owner of the vehicle, Marisol Carasco, 50, manager of Scotches Restaurant and Bar located at # 7463 Hummingbird Highway, Belmopan City reported that she parked her Montero SUV in the compound at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 18th 2017 and did not use it thereafter.
Carasco told police that on Monday sometime after 2:00 a.m., she was awakened by a loud bang from outside her house.
She stated that she immediately called the security officer that was on duty in the compound who made checks and informed her that it was a vehicle that was on fire.
Police are investigating.
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