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