Arson charges after group allegedly targeted house
Police said several suspects targeted a home on the 500 block of Young Street in the early hours of July 16. (Photo: Beth Macdonell/CTV Winnipeg)
Published Sunday, October 23, 2016 11:37AM CST
Two men are facing arson charges after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails at a home this summer.
Police said several suspects targeted a home on the 500 block of Young Street in the early hours of July 16.
Four people, including two youth, escaped the fire.
A 25-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were hospitalized with serious injuries. The youth were treated for minor injuries and released.
It’s estimated there was more than $100,000 in damages.
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On Sunday, police announced they have laid charges against Dallas River Perreault, 20 and Michael Kevin Ndlovu, 26. Both face charges of arson causing damage to property and arson with disregard for human life.
Ndlovu also faces a charge of possession of an incendiary device.