Police investigating arson attempt in Mayfair

Video shows an unknown person pouring liquid over a homeowner’s lawn.

Police are investigating an odd arson attempt that took place on the 7300 block of Revere Street Feb. 20.

In the video obtained by police, a male is seen lifting a gas container on a homeowner’s lawn and dispensing the liquid all over the grass and into the central air conditioning unit.

However, the man leaves before attempting to ignite the liquid.

Police say if anyone recognizes the suspect, they should not approach him and call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information should contact Northeast Detectives at 215–686–3153/54. ••