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PEI RCMP arrest man in connection with series of suspected arsons on Halloween

PEI RCMP have arrested a man in connection with a series of suspected arson on Halloween. Global News / File

P.E.I. RCMP have arrested a man after a busy night on Halloween was spent responding to five separate arson complaints.

Police say they were dispatched to complaints at a dumpster, a trailer, a shed and two abandoned houses.

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At approximately 4:30 p.m., on Thursday members of the Tignish Fire Department apprehended a 20-year-old man at the scene of a fire.

He was turned over to the RCMP and was arrested. Police says charges of arson are being recommended.

The 20-year-old is scheduled to appear in court in January.

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All of the incidents are still being investigated and police are urging the public to contact the Mounties if they have any information on the incidents.

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