Police release new video in search for Forest Hills arsonist

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Police are officially investigating seven suspicious fires in Forest Hills, from Oct. 20 to Dec. 6 in connection with the same suspect. This morning, they released new surveillance footage in hopes that the public can help identify the suspect. A man seen riding a motorcycle in previous images, is no longer a person of interest in the case. In the video below, from the incident on Sunday, Nov. 8 at about 7:20 p.m., the suspect has his face covered and is wearing gloves. It also appears, according to police, that he removes a firearm from his left ankle and transfers it to his front pocket.


Read more about the incidents here: http://www.foresthillstimes.com/view/full_story/26993293/article-Another-blaze-torches-Forest-Hills-construction-site?instance=home_news_right 

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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