Hamilton, Ontario,

Hamilton Police Arrest Local man for Arson

A 26-year-old Hamilton man has been arrested for arson in relation to an incident at a residence in central Hamilton. He will appear in court today to answer to the charge.

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, shortly before 5:00 p.m, Hamilton Police attended 83 Emerald Street South, Hamilton in response to a fire call.

Through investigation, police identified a 26-year–old Hamilton man as being responsible for the fire that was set at the above-stated address. He was arrested and will appear in court on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, to answer to the charge of Arson- Disregard for human life.

No one was injured during this incident.