Video: Police asking for help to identify arson suspects
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Do you know who set a vehicle on fire earlier this month in a Dayton alleyway?
Miami Valley Crime Stoppers and the Dayton Fire Department are releasing video of the suspects, hoping someone can identify them. The arson happened Friday night, April 21 around 6:30 in the 300 block of Sheridan Avenue.
The suspects are seen in a blue-green GMC Safari with tan/silver kick-plates and a luggage rack on top. The vehicle also has tinted windows and is seen backing in to the alley. Investigators say the suspects used a liquid that's flammable to set a vehicle on fire, then took off. The suspects are described as a white man in his 40s, who is bald, has an average build and a "beer belly." The second suspect is a woman who in her 30s to late 40s with long black hair pulled back in a bun. Investigators also say the woman is short and has a "plumpy" build.
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call Dayton Fire Investigator Jennifer Godsey, 937-333-4531. You can remain anonymous by calling Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP. Tips can be called in 24-hours a day, you can also send in tips online or through the mobile app "p3tips," you just have to select Miami Valley Crime Stoppers as the agency. Information that leads to an arrest can get you a reward of up to $2,500.