Police looking for Walmart arsonist


Police are looking for a man suspected of taking merchandise and setting a fire at the Walmart at 4640 Roosevelt Blvd.

The incident took place on Sunday, May 31, at about 10:50 p.m., the time of widespread looting in Philadelphia.

Police said a large group of unknown men and women gained entry into the Walmart. The blaze allegedly started by the suspect caused extensive smoke and fire damage. The alleged offender fled the area in a black Ford F150 in an unknown direction.

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

If you have any information about the crime or suspect, call the Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153/3154. The DC number is 20-02-025682. ••