Monday, December 21, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Monday, December 21, 2015

Arson Arrest – C15-267876
On Monday, December 21, 2015, shortly before 10:00 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to an apartment block in the 600 block of Toronto Street for the report of a working fire.

One female was transported to hospital in stable condition.

While emergency personnel remained on scene, a male came forward and confessed to being the one responsible for the fire.

Damage is estimated at $400,000.00.

A 16-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with the following offences for his alleged involvement:

  • Arson Disregard for Human Life
  • Arson Damage to Property
  • Possession of Incendiary Materials

He was detained in custody.

For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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