Police looking for Knights Road arsonist

Police are looking for an unknown male who ignited bushes next to a house on the 11000 block of Knights Road.

The incident happened on June 19 at 12:42 a.m. The suspect was wearing a black jacket, red shirt and black shorts. He was observed pouring a flammable liquid on bushes. During the incident, the suspect also sets himself on fire. The suspect then fled and was last seen east on Knights Road in his car.

If you see the suspect, do not approach. Call 911.

All tips will be confidential. Call 215-686-TIPS, text to PPD TIP or visit http://www.phillypolice.com/forms/submit-a-tip/.

If you have any information about the crime or suspect, call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. The DC number is 20-08-017674. ••