Sunday, 17 June 2018

Edson RCMP investigate arson at local mosque

RCMP Alberta –
Edson RCMP are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire at a Mosque in Edson.The RCMP takes these offenses very seriously and will continue to search for the suspect(s) responsible for this crime.

Edson RCMP and the General Investigative Section (GIS) are asking the public’s assistance in identifying a possible suspect in the attached photo.

On June 16, 2018 at approximately 11:00 pm, RCMP were alerted to a fire at the Edson Mosque. Investigation has revealed the cause of the fire to be suspicious.

The structure did not become fully engulfed and only minor damage occurred to the structure. Occupants inside the Mosque at the time were not injured. RCMP are continuing to investigate.

RCMP are seeking the public's assistance to assist with identifying the culprit(s) responsible for the damage. If you have any information regarding this crime please contact the Edson RCMP complaint line at 780-723-8800 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at    

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