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Vancouver Police make arrest in Emily Carr arson

A 40-year-old Vancouver man has been charged with two counts of break and enter and one count of arson for a fire that damaged Emily Carr University this month.

Nathan MacLeod was arrested on October 11, and has been remanded into custody. MacLeod will be making an appearance this morning in Vancouver Provincial Court.

VPD officers were called to Emily Carr University, located at 520 East 1st Avenue, shortly after 8:30 a.m. on October 5, after Vancouver Fire Rescue Services responded to the suspicious fire.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477