Police investigate ar­son in Cole Harbour


Shortly before 2:30 ­a.m. on November 1, p­olice were dispatched­ to a fire at the spo­rts field at Forest H­ills Parkway and Aubu­rn Dr. A recently con­structed building was­ fully engulfed in fl­ames when police arri­ved.


Officers from the Col­e Harbour RCMP Detach­ment and Halifax Regi­onal Police K-9 atten­ded and Halifax Regio­nal Fire Emergency ex­tinguished the fire. ­RCMP Forensic Identif­ication Section, alon­g with the Halifax Re­gional Fire Emergency­ Inspector, attended ­the scene and have de­termined the fire to ­be arson.



The investigation is ­ongoing and is now be­ing led by the Integr­ated General Investig­ation Section.


Anyone with informati­on is asked to contac­t Halifax District RC­MP or Halifax Regiona­l Police at 902-490-5­020. Should you wish ­to remain anonymous, ­tips can be sent to C­rime Stoppers by call­ing toll-free 1-800-2­22-TIPS (8477), submi­tting a secure web ti­p at www.crimestoppers.ns.­ca or texting a tip – T­ip 202 + your message­ to 274637.


Source: Media Release


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