Police on the lookout for man wanted in three arson/mischeif incidents in Whitby

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Published July 6, 2022 at 12:23 pm

Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted for Arson and Mischief.

On Sunday, June 5 officers from Central West Division attended three separate calls for service where an unknown male caused damage to three separate homes and/or vehicles.  All addresses were in the area of Country Lane and Medland Avenue in Whitby and all three are in close proximity to one another.  Investigators believe the same person is responsible of all three incidents.

A surveillance photo of the man is attached and can be viewed at www.drps.ca under Newsroom. Police are urging the suspect to contact a lawyer and turn himself in.

Anyone who may have information about his whereabouts is asked to contact D/Cst. Adepegba of Central West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1854.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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