Ottawa Police urge vigilance after string of car arsons in Orléans

Ottawa Police are asking people to remain vigilant, after a string of arsons in Orléans.

Police say six cars have been torched over the last two weeks in an area east of Tenth Line Road.

Damage to each car varied, but no one was hurt, and nothing else was burned.

The Arson Unit says residents should call 911 if they see any suspicious people or vehicles in their neighbourhood, especially overnight.

Anyone with information regarding these arsons, or any other arson, is asked to call the Ottawa Police Arson Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 3770 or 3771. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.