Police Identify Suspect in Art Bus Torching

NYPD detectives have identified a potential suspect in the torching of a Jewish “Art Bus” in Crown Heights, which is being treated as a hate crime. They are seeking the public’s assistance in apprehending him.

from CBS News:

Police have released surveillance video of a man who they say is wanted for setting fire to Brooklyn’s famous “Mitzvah bus.”

The colorful bus was the creation of artist Lev Schieber and was featured in a music video that has been viewed more than two and a half million times on YouTube.

Police describe the suspect as a black man who was wearing a white T-shirt with writing on the front, black pants and black backwards baseball hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

4 Comments

  • 3. Nice wrote:

    Wow so nice to see the cops working so fast right after the politicians and community activists took it public.
    Now let’s see if they can make an arrest before they go back to eating donuts.

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