Halifax Regional Police is investigating two arsons that took place this morning in Dartmouth.
The first incident took place on Joseph Young Street at approximately 2 a.m. Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency were called to a report of a vehicle on fire. No one was injured and the investigation indicates that one vehicle, a Chevrolet Cavalier, was set on fire and a Nissan parked beside it was also extensively damaged.
The second incident occurred at approximately 3:20 a.m. in the 100 block of Pinecrest Drive. A Chevrolet Cavalier that was parked in a parking lot at that location was set on fire. At this time investigators are exploring the belief that these incidents are connected and are asking anyone with information to come forward.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact police at 490-5016. 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.