Man facing charges after situation on Simcoe Street
There was a strong police presence in the West End this afternoon.
Published Friday, February 1, 2013 5:21PM CST
Last Updated Saturday, February 2, 2013 10:34AM CST
One man is in custody after police responded to a break and enter in the West End on Friday afternoon.
Police and other emergency crews responded to a break and enter in progress in a home in the 500 block of Simcoe Street.
There, police say a man threatened to set fire to the home, and began setting things within the residence on fire, causing smoke to escape from a window.
Within an hour, the man was taken into custody. The fire department extinguished the items that had been set ablaze.
31-year-old Aaron Hager has been charged with breaking and entering, arson, mischief under $5,000, and failure to comply with a condition recognizance.