Lavala police are looking for a suspect in childcare fires, turning to the public for help

In the latest incident, images from a surveillance camera show a person approaching the center’s windows and “placing a burning object.”

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Lavala police turned to the public to find a suspect in a trio of deliberately set on fire at the Soleils du monde nursery in the Ste-Dorothée district.

The nursery has been the scene of three fires since August, police say. The latest took place on November 6 just before 7 p.m.

In that incident, surveillance camera footage shows a person approaching the windows and “placing a flammable object.” Police say the suspect then fled into a nearby wooded area.

The suspect is described as male and wearing a gray cloth, a gray hood, a dark blue coat and black running shoes with red laces.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call 450-662-4636 or call 911 and mention file LVL 211109-023.

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