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Police Investigating After Two Homes Set Ablaze In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-Some scary moments for residents after two homes in Lindsay were set on fire this week.

Police say on November 16, 2021 at 4:40am officers responded to a residence on Hutton Street in Lindsay for a fire on the porch of a residence. At that time, it was deemed non-suspicious in nature.

On November 17, 2021 at 3:50am Kawartha Lakes Police Service responded to a second Hutton Street address after, residents were awoken by a loud banging noise. A male was observed at the rear of the residence who had smashed out a basement window and set a fire which was extinguished by the homeowner. The male fled the area, towards Dobson Street and was last seen on a bicycle heading toward the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail according to police.

The Criminal Investigation Branch has taken over the investigation. Investigators are asking anyone with video surveillance to review their footage surrounding the time of these incidents. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact police at 705.324.5252. Or if you wish to provide information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8499) or at www.khcrimestoppers.com.


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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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