OPP seek public assistance to identify males associated to a house fire in Blind River

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(BLIND RIVER, ON) – On March 12, 2020, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment and the Blind River Fire Department responded to a fire at an abandoned house at 139 Leacock Street in the Town of Blind River.

At approximately 7:47 p.m., two males between the ages 15 and 20 years of age were seen leaving the burning house at 139 Leacock Street. They continued walking eastbound on Leacock Street then walked northbound into an abandoned lot.

  • Both males had a medium build
  • Both males were wearing what is described as snowmobile jackets
  • One male wearing a black and white coat; and
  • The other male was wearing black and orange coat.

The Ontario Fire Marshall will be attending the scene on this morning.

The investigation is continuing.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this house fire should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.p3tips.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.