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July 4, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Fire: C17-146432

On July 3, 2017 at approximately 10:50 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service was alerted to a working fire at the new construction area of the Grace Hospital. The fire was considered suspicious and later determined to be arson.

On July 4, 2017 at approximately 4:00 a.m. general patrol officers from the West District Station located a suspect in the area of Sturgeon Rd. and Ness Ave. An 11-year-old male was arrested and later released to his guardian.

The fire did not have impact on main hospital operations.

    • Last Update: July 4, 2017

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