Hamilton police hunt for two suspects following recreation centre fire


Published May 11, 2023 at 9:56 am

Suspected arson at a rec centre in Carlisle - Hamilton Police

Two teenagers are suspected of setting fire to the roof of a recreation centre, causing about $100,000 in damages in Carlisle.

Hamilton police are looking for witnesses to the incident that happened on April 15.  They describe the suspects as a man and woman in their late teens with thin builds.

Police and emergency responders responded to a fire at the recreation centre on Centre Road at about 12:05 a.m., according to the force’s press release.

Investigators are encouraging the suspects to seek legal counsel and turn themselves in.

If you have any tips that could help the investigation, contact Det. Const. Shaun Fennessy at 905-540-3819.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at crimestoppershamilton.com



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