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April 25, 2016

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Arson Arrest – C16-80893

On April 24, 2016 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Winnipeg Police general patrol units responded to a report of a commercial break and enter occurring in the first 100 block of Sinawik Bay.  Officers arrived at the site, which was a condominium project under construction.

With the assistance of a canine unit police were able to locate a suspect a short distance away.

A 16-year-old male youth, from Winnipeg, will be charged with the following offences:

  • Break and Enter
  • Arson – Damage to Property
  • Mischief Under $5,000 x 2\
  • Possess Incendiary Material

He was released on a Promise to Appear.


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