Girls, ages 12 & 13, facing arson charges in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On April 11, 2017, at approximately 11:00 p.m., emergency services responded to the Harbourview Golf Course located at 1867 Springfield Road for a report of a working fire. Crews arrived to find a play structure at this location on fire.

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There were no injuries and the updated damage is estimated at $350,000.00 The Winnipeg Police Arson Unit continued to investigate.

Due to numerous tips received, four suspects were identified, located and arrested.

Three 12 year old females and a 13 year old female are facing the following charges:

  • Arson Causing Damage to Property
  • Possession of Incendiary Material

They have been released on a promise to appear.

The Winnipeg Police Service would like to thank members of the public for their support during this investigation.

Police File C17-72439

Winnipeg Police Service


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