Attempt to burn Penticton hotel

An unknown male attempted to dump gas on the door of a unit at the Bowmont Motel and set it on fire.

On Sept. 25 an unknown male attempted to dump gas on the door of a unit at the Bowmont Motel and set it on fire.

The flames were put out immediately.The renter said the male was a stranger.

The man was located on Sept. 26 and was held in custody on Saturday night.