Man arrested in connection with two early morning fires in Kitchener
Local police arrested a suspect in connection with two fires in Kitchener early Saturday morning.
At 7:45 am, emergency services responded to reports of a car fire at a business near Victoria Street North and Natchez Road.
Although the fire was extinguished by local emergency services, the suspect fled the area.
Through investigation, police determined the suspect had set a mattress fire in the same area at 4:15 am
There were no physical injuries reported as a result of either incident.
A 23-year-old Kitchener man was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with the following:
- Break, Enter and Commit Arson
- Arson- Damage to Property
Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information is encouraged to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.