Central Division members were called to the 6000 Block of Chebucto Road last night at 11:30 p.m. in relation to a residence on fire. Upon arrival, officers learned the house was deliberately set by an unknown white man who pulled up in a white sedan and threw an incendiary device igniting the building and drove off down Quinn Street. Forensic Identification Officers and Arson Investigators were onscene to process the evidence. The investigation is continuing and when more information is known it will be released. Although the building was occupied by adults and children, some who were sleeping, there were no injuries reported.
The investigation into this matter is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. 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 texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.