Hinton RCMP investigate arson at school and seek public assistance

Hinton, Alberta – On Aug. 17, 2020, at 11:54 p.m., Hinton RCMP received a complaint of a fire on the roof of St. Gregory School located on Rispler Way in Hinton. Hinton Fire Services attended and extinguished the fire. The damages are estimated at approximately $1,200. No one was injured as a result of the fire.

Hinton RCMP’s investigation revealed that a number of youth were in the area as early as 11:20 p.m. and graffiti, some of which were of a graphic and offensive nature, was also painted on the school around that time.

graffiti, some of which were of a graphic and offensive nature, was also painted on the school around that time.
Graffiti, some of which were of a graphic and offensive nature, was also painted on the school around that time.

Hinton RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. Please contact Hinton RCMP at 780-865-2455 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

Hinton RCMP



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