Add Comment

Cops Seek Public’s Help Finding Wyandanch Arsonist


Suffolk police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person responsible for arson at an elementary school in Wyandanch three months ago.

A surveillance camera image of the suspect setting the fire (SCPD)

A surveillance camera image of the suspect setting the fire (SCPD)


advertisement

The suspect poured a flammable liquid next to four large LPG tanks in the rear of Martin Luther King Elementary School on Mount Avenue on Sunday, Sept. 27. The arsonist then lit the liquid on fire, causing damage to the tanks and building.

The suspect appears to be a black woman wearing a hooded sweatshirt and gloves, according to Arson Squad detectives.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  All calls will be kept confidential and the caller will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Leave a Comment

Please use the comment box below for general comments, but if you feel we have made a mistake, typo, or egregious error, let us know about it. Click here to "call us out." We're happy to listen to your concerns.