DETROIT – Detroit police and the fire department are seeking a person of interest linked to a suspected arson case.
The incident occurred Tuesday (Nov. 22) at 8:20 p.m. in the 10400 block of Shoemaker Street behind the Wonder Supermarket, where the alleged suspect set the a dumpster on fire.
The man then walked up to the store, poured an accelerant on the building, and attempted to set it on fire but failed.
The alleged suspect is a 55-60-year-old man, approximately 6′0″, with a medium build, wearing a black hat, green coat, and blue pants.
Anyone with information should contact the Detroit Police Department’s Arson Unit at 313-628-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-up.
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Video of alleged suspect can be seen below.