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Several Arson Fires Strike Santa Monica
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A series of six arsons over the past two weeks have Santa Monica police on the lookout for a possible serial arsonist, officials announced yesterday. Three vehicles, two shrubs and one trash bin have been lit on fire, mostly along 3rd and 2nd streets. The incidents have taken place between February 12th and 22nd at various times of the day. Police have no suspects at this time and are seeking the public's help.
If you have any information regarding the person(s) involved in these crimes or any other arson/suspicious fires, you are strongly urged to call Detective Heric at 310-458-8410, Sgt Trisler at 310-458-8471, or the Santa Monica Police Department (24 hours) at 310-458-8495.
To report anonymously, you can call 1-800-47 ARSON. A $1,000 reward may be available to those who use Crime Stoppers by calling or texting (800) 222-TIPS or using www.lacrimestoppers.org. Callers may remain anonymous.
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