Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Five arrested in connection with Canad Inns Stadium blaze

  • Print

Five young teens have been arrested for an April 2 fire at Canad Inns Stadium.

The April 2 fire was detected at 7:45 p.m. A burning shed released a plume of thick, dark smoke floating above the stadium and nearby Polo Park.

There were no injuries but damage to the shed and contents was estimated at $300,000.

Winnipeg police said as a result of the continuing investigation by the arson strike force, five teens have been arrested: two 16-year-old boys, two 17-year-old boys, and a 16-year-old girl.

All five youths have been charged with one count of arson and have been released with a promise to appear in court.

default video player to use on WFP
Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

Comments are not accepted on this story because it involves young offenders or minors.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Humans of the Holidays (in Winnipeg)

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Marc Gallant / Winnipeg Free Press.  Local- (Standup Photo). Watcher in the woods. A young deer peers from the forest while eating leaves by Cricket Drive in Assiniboine Park. A group of eight deer were seen in the park. 060508.
  • Water lilys are reflected in the pond at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden Tuesday afternoon. Standup photo. Sept 11,  2012 (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you think the provincial NDP’s approval rating could drop below the current 26 per cent?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google