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.

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