Suspect sought in arson investigation

Windsor Police Service News Update
September 22, 2023
Case #: 23-106790
Suspect sought in arson investigation

The Windsor Police Service is seeking the community’s assistance to identify a suspect in connection to an arson.

On September 13, 2023, at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers were called to a department store in the 7500 block of Tecumseh Rd. E. after an individual intentionally lit a rack of clothing on fire. Windsor Fire & Rescue Services responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze. No one was physically injured because of the incident. 

Officers obtained video surveillance footage of the suspect at the scene.

The suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion, approximately 6’4”, slender build, brown hair, and a clean-shaven face. At the time of the incident, he wore dark blue jeans, a zip-up sweater with white detailing along the sleeves, a black ball cap with lime green decals, and red shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Arson Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4330. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4444.

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