Bronx Firebug Wanted for Series of Fires 

Caught on Camera Setting Fires


BRONX– Cops are on the hunt for a firebug who has set a series of rubbish fires in a Bronx housing development dating back to August. 


Police have released surveillance video which shows the suspect setting fire to a sign and cardboard inside the Davidson Houses in Foxhurst. 


Caught on Camera. A suspected arsonist is seen setting fire to a a piece of cardboard and then blowing on it to make the fire grow. The incident was caught on tape inside the Davidson Houses at 818 Home Street, Bronx New York.

Cops say the suspect has set a series of fires at various locations throughout the housing development dating back to August 13.  


No injuries were reported in any of the fires.  



The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between the ages of 18 and 22. He was last seen wearing a light brown hooded sweater, black jacket, black pants, eyeglasses and seen holding an umbrella and carrying a black backpack. 


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).


The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


All calls are strictly confidential.

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