Incident Summary:

04/30/2010: On Friday night at 0315, in Denver, Colorado, United States of America, assailants set fire to a sheepskin factory and burned it to the ground. This is the second sheepskin factory in Colorado to be burned down. Police arrested one Walter Edmund Bond in connection to the sheepskin factory fire. The Animal Liberation Front claimed responsibility for the incident on the internet blog of BiteBack magazine.

GTD ID:
201004300006

When:
2010-04-30

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Colorado

City:
Denver

Location Details:
The attack took place at a sheepskin factory in Denver, Colorado, United States of America.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Sheepskin Factory
Specific Description A sheepskin factory
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
An unknown incendiary device was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Animal Liberation Front (ALF) North America Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Animal Liberation Press Office, "Sheepskin Factory Burned to the Ground," http://www.animalliberationpressoffice.org/ (May 25, 2010)."
"Denver Channel, "Suspect Arrested In Sheepskin Factory Arson," http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/24370519/detail.html?taf=den (July 24, 2010)."
"CBS 4 Denver, "Arrest Made In Sheepskin Factory Fire," http://cbs4denver.com/news/sheepskin.fire.arrest.2.1821401.html (July 23, 2010)."