Calgary

2 youths arrested after string of arsons

Police have arrested two youths in connection with a string of suspected arsons in south Calgary.

9 fires set in south Calgary since May 1

Police have arrested two youths in connection with a string of suspected arsons in south Calgary.

Nine fires were set from May 1 to July 10, police said, mostly in recycling bins and on parked cars.

Just before 4 a.m. MT on Tuesday police stopped a suspicious vehicle near Bullhead Road southwest and took two youths into custody.

Charges are pending, police said.

Anyone with information about the fires is asked to contact police or Calgary Crime Stoppers.