NYPD: Video released of suspect who allegedly set fire to a yeshiva in Brooklyn
Police have released video showing an unidentified woman who they say set a yeshiva on fire Thursday night in Brooklyn.
The NYPD says their hate crime’s task force is investigating the incident and that no one was hurt.
Newly released surveillance video shows someone pouring what police say is gasoline in front of the yeshiva of Flatbush Avenue J. Police claim she then lit it on fire. News 12 was told a security guard saw what was happening and was able to put the fire out.
Investigators say the person appears to be a woman who stands 5’4’’ tall, has dark hair, was wearing dark colored clothing and shoes and left the area carrying the red gasoline canister.
If you recognize her or have any information, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.