Update – Police Release Picture of Male Wanted for Mississauga Residential Fire

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are now releasing the picture of the male responsible for a residential fire in the City of Mississauga.

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Peel Regional Police responded with the Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Department to fire at a residential building in the area of Park Street East and Helene Street North in the City of Mississauga.

Investigation has revealed that a fire was deliberately set on one of the floors in the building, which at the time of incident was occupied by multiple residents. A second fire was deliberately set to a motor vehicle outside of the building. Although no occupants sustained any injuries, the fire caused considerable damage to the building and the vehicle.

A warrant of arrest for Arson-Disregard for Human Life, Arson Cause Damage to Property, Criminal Harassment and Uttering Threat to Cause Death has been issued for Mark BLAIR, a 42 year-old male of no fixed address.

To see a photo of Mark BLAIR, please visit our website at www.peelpolice.ca

Mark BLAIRis known to operate a grey 2006 Pontiac Montana minivan that bears Ontario number plate *CBTP488*.  

Mark BLAIR is actively evading arrest and is considered dangerous. Mark BLAIR is not to be approached if seen, call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Mark BLAIR or any other information about this incidentis asked to call investigators of 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.  

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027.

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N/R #17-400.1

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