Edmonton Police asking public to help identify suspect in arson

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is asking the public for assistance in identifying a suspect in a northeast Edmonton arson and vehicle break-in that occurred in June.

On June 3, 2018, at approximately 4:15 a.m., the Edmonton Police Service was notified by Edmonton Fire Rescue of a suspicious fire that damaged a show home and a home under construction in the area of 172 Avenue and 62 Street. Neither home was occupied at the time.

Security camera footage obtained from the area at the time showed a lone male suspect checking vehicle door handles before ultimately breaking into a vehicle. Investigators believe this may be the same suspect involved in the arson.

Edmonton Police asking public to help identify suspect in arson
Edmonton Police asking public to help identify suspect in arson

The male is described as a tall white male with a slim build and a “mullet” style haircut. He was wearing a long sleeved shirt, baggy jeans and a small backpack with rope shoulder straps.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567Call: 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477Call: 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

MRU #: 18R131

Edmonton Police Service
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