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New info in suspicious fire case as composite sketch of “person of interest” released

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – You’re being asked to keep an eye out for a person of interest in a series of suspicious fires.

Two weeks ago, on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 18, a couch was set on fire in an alley in the 500 block of 12th street south.

A second fire, also involving a couch, was reported about 15 minutes later in the 600 block of 5th street south.

A third incident around the same time involved a grass fire just off Scenic Drive toward 7th avenue south.

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All three fires were deemed suspicious at the time.

Now, Lethbridge Police have released a composite sketch of a suspicious person – a man between the ages of 20 and 30 with a light complexion and brown, wavy hair.

Anyone with information on this person is asked to contact LPS.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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