Police Investigate Arson

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth.

At 12:45 a.m. on May 19th, officers responded to a report of suspicious fire located at a residence in the 0-100 block of Walker Street in Dartmouth.

It was first reported that 2 vehicles were on fire. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded along with police. It was quickly determined that 6 vehicles were involved and damaged by fire. 4 were parked in a residence and 2 on the roadway.

No one was injured in this fire. The investigation thus far leads investigators to believe the fire was deliberately set.

The suspect was described as a white man, approximately 6’0” tall wearing cargo shorts. There was also a vehicle seen leaving the nearby area that is thought to be related. It was described as an older model, dark colored Toyota Corolla.  

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016. 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 using the P3 Tips App.