Search underway for suspected arsonists in Ann Arbor after garage catches fire

Police looking for 2 people seen running away from fire on Mary Street

By Halston Herrera - Digital news editor
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Picture by Raymond Brokowski

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan and Ann Arbor police departments are on the hunt for two suspected arsonists.

Police say a trash can was set on fire during the early morning hours of Aug. 24 in the 900 block of Mary Street.

The flames spread to a detached garage, extensively damaging it.

No one was hurt.

Witnesses told police two people in hooded sweatshirts were seen running away from the area. No other descriptions were given.

Anyone with information on the arson is asked to call UM campus police at 734-763-1131 or Ann Arbor police at 734-794-6939. Tips can also be emailed to

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