Police identified and arrested a male after a gas line was damaged in Oshawa.
On Monday, July 24, 2017, at approximately 7:40 p.m., members of Central East Division responded to a significant gas leak on King Street West in Oshawa. The gas leak was at the rear of a residential building, and was quickly shut off with the assistance of Oshawa Fire Services.
Police investigated the damage which appeared to be deliberate and were able to identify a suspect.
The suspect fled the scene but was located and arrested without incident. There were no injuries as a result of the leak.
Randy HANNAH, age 35 of Simcoe Street South in Oshawa has been charged with: Mischief/Property Damage Endangering Life and Fail to Comply with Probation. He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Kollaard of Central East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2738.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.