Police seeking public assistance to identity suspect in an arson investigation


2023-03-22 11:54 PDT

File # 23-4854

The North Vancouver RCMP are seeking public assistance to identify a suspect in their investigation of an arson. The suspect is alleged to have set a porta-potty on fire on March 13th at around 8:30 AM near 2100 block of Hamilton Ave in North Vancouver, BC. A witness observed the suspect leaving the porta-potty just before it was set on fire.

On March 20th at 2:44 am Police and Fire were called to a porta-potty also set on fire in the 1900 block of Jones Ave in North Vancouver. No suspects were seen at this location but police believe this incident is related to the March 13th arson.

The male in the March 13th arson is described as:

In an effort to further the investigation, North Vancouver RCMP are releasing a composite sketch of the suspect.


Anyone with information about this incident, or who recognizes the suspect, is asked to call North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311 and quote file 23-4854. If you believe you see this person, call 9-1-1. Anyone who wishes to provide information but who wants to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Released by

Cst. Mansoor Sahak

Media Relations Officer
North Vancouver RCMP
147 East 14th St, North Van., BC, V7L 2N4
Office: 604-985-1311
Cell: 778-228-1619

Email: mansoor.sahak@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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