Arson: Arson on the Oshawa tattoo parlor is taken into account arson and Durham Police need assist in figuring out the suspect

Police are treating a fire in an Oshawa tattoo parlor as arson and are calling on the public to help identify the suspect.

The incident occurred at around 2:40 a.m. on Wednesday, August 18, when police was informed of the fire at Motor City Tattoo by a passerby, Durham Regional Police reported.

Police found a smashed front door of the Wilson Road South store and officers used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire, police added.

The Oshawa Fire Department came to help.

The suspect is described as a man, six feet tall, slim, wearing a black hoodie with a white emblem and a white mask. The man was seen outside the shop before breaking the glass. He fled on foot.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Central East Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5200.

Anonymous information can be submitted online at to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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