giant springs burned out car great falls

GREAT FALLS - A woman says she left her car parked at a scenic overlook because it had a flat tire - and then someone torched it.

Ariel Manderle says the 2016 Ford Fusion belongs to her mother, Patricia Bice. Patricia got a flat tire and left the car at the parking lot around 2 PM on July 4, planning to return and fix it on July 5.

Around 1:30 AM, the family got a call that someone had torched the car.

Authorities are asking anyone with information on the vandalism to contact them.

From FWP Region 4:

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information on a car destroyed at the Rainbow Scenic Overlook in Giant Springs State Park along the Missouri River near Great Falls.

A 2016 Ford Fusion was burned about 1 a.m., July 5.

FWP is asking anyone with information on the incident to call 1-800-TIPMONT. Callers are kept confidential and a reward is possible.

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