Police ask for help in arson investigation
The Calgary Police Service is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an arson at the Cast Iron Cookhouse, located at 13200 Macleod Trail S.E.
At approximately 4:20 a.m., on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, a man was seen starting a fire in the building’s garbage and recycling storage. The Calgary Fire Department responded and quickly put the fire out. No one was injured.
Investigators are releasing CCTV and photos of a suspect. The suspect has a medium build and was wearing a dark hoody and black Adidas track pants with a blue stripe down the side of each leg.
Police are also releasing photos of two vehicles seen driving in the parking lot just before the incident. The first is a silver Toyota 4 Runner and the second is a silver Dodge Nitro with a broken front bumper. Investigators do not know if these vehicles were involved in the arson but would like to speak to the owners as they may have information that would help.
The investigation into this incident continues and anyone with information is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency number at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:
APP: "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.