Arson suspect picked up in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
Police have picked up an arson suspect following a fire in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district Tuesday morning. The fire broke out around 3 AM at SOS Vélo, a bike repair shop on Bennett Avenue.
The bike shop was severely damaged and police have taken in a suspect who was in a nearby alley for investigation.
“We know a few fires were started in the last few days in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve,” Danny Richer spokesperson for the SPVM, told CJAD. “Investigators are trying to determine if there is a link between those fires and this suspect."
The suspect is a 51-year-old male.
Photo courtesy of SOS Vélo