The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who is wanted in connection to an arson, that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at approximately 0010 hours, an unknown individual approached the front of a commercial establishment, located at 2481 Creston Avenue.

The individual set fire to garbage outside of the location. The fire spread, engulfing a gray 2012 Nissan Rogue, parked at the location. The car fire then proceeded to spread to an awning of the aforementioned commercial establishment.

The individual fled the location on foot in an unknown direction.

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

A surveillance video clip and a photograph of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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