The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating an attempted arson at a home in East Hawkesbury Township.

On October 9, 2020, shortly after midnight, officers were dispatched to a residence on Petite Quatorze Road. A window of the home had been smashed and an attempt had been made to start a fire. There was minimal damage and no injuries.

Members of the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit are investigating the incident.

Any person with information regarding this investigation should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. All tips are anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Visit