Police are on the lookout for a man in his 60s in connection with a house fire in Côte-St-Luc home.
Police are on the lookout for an arsonist after a man set fire to a house in Côte-St-Luc Wednesday afternoon.
A homeowner who lives on Rand Ave. near Kildare Rd. told officers he saw a man approach his house around 2 p.m., douse it with an accelerant, start a fire and leave. He chased after the suspect but couldn’t catch him.
No one was living in the house, which was being renovated at the time, according to police.
The suspect is a white man in his 60s.
Firefighters say the house sustained considerable damage on the first and second floor. Police are asking anyone who might have information about the arson to step forward.