By CBSLA Staff

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.

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(credit: LAFD)

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.

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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.

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Anyone with information about the person seen in the photos or video can call the LAFD Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section at (213) 893-9850.