LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Investigators need help to identify an arsonist who damaged a restaurant’s outdoor canopy in Koreatown.
A fire was set outside a restaurant in the 900 block of South Vermont Avenue just after midnight on April 2. The fire damaged the restaurant’s outdoor canopy/tent that had been set up to accommodate outdoor dining.READ MORE: Drive-thru Food Giveaway Helps Hundreds Of Families In Costa Mesa
The Los Angeles Fire Department’s Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section released surveillance video of a person they believe to be responsible for the fire. The video shows the person walking on a sidewalk, looking into the empty canopy area.READ MORE: Pine Fire Near Palmdale Scorches 442 Acres, 79% Contained
Investigators did not release a description of the suspect. But surveillance videos and image show the person appears to be a possibly Hispanic woman with dark hair, wearing a dark colored, possibly green shirt, jeans torn at the knees and sandals. The video shows the person wore a bag or a jacket over the left shoulder, carried what looked to be a drink bottle in the left hand and an unidentifiable object in the right hand.MORE NEWS: $25 Million Challenge Grant Made For Wildlife Crossing In Agoura Hills
Anyone with information about the person seen in the photos or video can call the LAFD Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section at (213) 893-9850.