Ottawa: Arson Suspect in Wiggins Private fire

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UPDATE: MALE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AND CHARGED.

On Monday March 28th 2016 at approximately 8:30pm a male set fire to the third floor hallway of an apartment building in the 300 block of Wiggins Private.

The suspect used a flammable liquid which he poured onto the floor before lighting it. The suspect may have sustained burns to his hand and face. A similar incident had occurred on January 2nd with the same suspect involved. In both incidences the Ottawa Fire Dept. and Ottawa Police Arson Unit responded. Please view the attached photo provided by the investigator.

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