London police say an Ottawa man, 20, was arrested Wednesday in connection with an arson investigation.
Police say they and firefighters responded to a fire in the 300 block of Kiwanis Park Drive, southeast of Highbury Avenue North and Dundas Street, at roughly 3: on Wednesday.
“First responders quickly determined that a small fire had been deliberately set to the residence,” police said in a release.
“The residence was occupied at the time and a criminal investigation commenced.”
Police say firefighters extinguished the blaze and no injuries were reported.
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“With the assistance of the Ottawa Police Service,” police said Thursday, “a 48 – year-old Ottawa man was arrested yesterday afternoon in relation to the investigation. ”
No other information about the suspect has been released at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and police ask anyone with information to contact them at (519) 661 – 2021 or Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – TIPS (8477).
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