Calgary police want help identifying man suspected of Bridgeland garage arson

Calgary police are looking to the public to help identify a man suspected of arson in the northeast community of Bridgeland.

Around 3 p.m. on Feb. 2, police and firefighters responded to a garage fire in the 700 block of McDougall Road N.E.

Although the house owner was home at the time, he didn’t realize his garage was on fire until emergency responders showed up.

After speaking with neighbours, police identified a suspect who was in the area on the day of the fire.

The man police are hoping to identify in connection with an arson in Bridgeland is about 5-10 to 6 feet tall and was wearing dark jeans, a blue and beige jacket, grey baseball cap, grey scarf and sunglasses on Feb. 2, the day of the fire. (Calgary Police Service)

Photos of the man come from CCTV images taken from the Bridgeland/Memorial LRT station.

The man is between five feet ten inches and six feet tall, with a slim build.

On the day of the fire, he was wearing dark jeans, a blue and beige jacket, grey baseball cap, grey scarf and sunglasses. 

He had a bicycle with him at the time. 

Anyone with information about this man’s identity is asked to contact the police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Members of the public can also submit anonymous tips through Crime Stoppers.

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