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Man sought after tent with homeless people inside set on fire in Conejo Valley

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Man sought after attack on transients in Conejo Valley

Two people suffered minor injuries.

Authorities say they are looking for a man they believe set a tent on fire in the Conejo Valley, injuring two homeless people.

It happened at around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon, off of Highway 101 near the Lynn Road offramp in Thousand Oaks. Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies say a man used a flammable liquid to set the tent on fire. The two people inside suffered minor injuries.

Deputies say they’ve identified a suspect in the attack. They’re looking for Robert Burn. They say he’s a 34-year-old transient who’s been living in the Thousand Oaks area.