Three wanted in arson on church property

| August 30, 2009

OTTAWA — Police and fire investigators are looking for three white males who were seen in the general vicinity of a shed fire at Rothwell United Church early Saturday morning.

Ottawa firefighters were called to the 42 Sumac Street at 5:22 a.m. A shed behind the church was completely destroyed and a gas can was found nearby.

Witnesses saw people fleeing the scene.

The total damage to the shed was $10,000, and two nearby townhouses suffered heat-related damages of $5,000 each. The cause is believed to be arson.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa police at 613-236-1222 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.



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