Police hunt motorcycle thieves who set bike alight in Bertram sparking major bushfire

PIC: WA Police

Police are hunting two people who allegedly stole a motorbike before setting it on fire in Bertram.

The motorbike was taken from a unit complex in Cockburn Central around 2am on Friday, March 1.

About 30 minutes later, the stolen bike was set alight in bushland on Holden Close in Bertram.

The blaze burnt through two hectares of land.

As inquiries continue, detectives have released CCTV footage of two people on motorcycles who may be able to assist with the investigation. 

Anyone with information in relation to this incident, or the identity of those pictured, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online via www.crimestopperswa.com.au. 

People reporting information to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous if they wish. 

Rewards of up to $25,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist. 

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