The Codiac Regional RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire in Moncton, N.B., and is asking the public’s help to identify the person responsible.
On Tuesday afternoon, police and local firefighters responded to a report of a fire at the House Of Nazareth.
The Clark Street homeless shelter was unoccupied and sustained significant damage.
Surveillance photos show an individual starting a fire inside the building.
The suspect is described as being between five foot nine inches and six feet tall and having a skinny build. He was wearing a black baseball hat, black jacket, grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, boots and was carrying a black duffel bag and a backpack.
The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the New Brunswick Fire Marshal’s Office.
Anyone with information about this incident or who may recognize this individual is asked to contact the Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400.
Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
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