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Pima County seeks to identify suspect in dumpster fire

Posted at 2:41 PM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 17:41:16-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Pima County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in identifying the man responsible for a dumpster fire on Wednesday, June 19.

Foothills District deputies received a call at about 3:30am and arrived to the area behind the shopping center at 5000 N. Oracle Rd. to find a dumpster and a small trash can on fire.

The fires appear to be intentional and surveillance video of the area as well as stills are being used to determine the suspect's identity.

The suspect is described as a thin Caucasian male in his 20's or 30's wearing a white t-shirt, dark pants, and a backpack.

The approximate height of the suspect is unknown.

PCSD's Arson Unit has taken over the case and asks that anyone with information to call 9-1-1.

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