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Crime Stoppers Reward Offered in Arson Case

NAPERVILLE CRIME STOPPERS are offering up to a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of person(s) responsible for an Arson.

On July 18, 2016 at approximately 1354 hours, a tent set up on the property located behind the Mobil Gas Station located at 1420 E. Ogden, Naperville, was destroyed by fire. The tent was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The resident/owner has been described as a person involved with public protest and is very opinionated on social media. It is believed that his tent was a target of arson. According to independent witnesses and nearby video, a person of interest, was seen near the tent just prior to the fire.

The person of interest and his vehicle are in the photos.

The person of interest is described as a male/white 50-60 years old, 6'00, medium to heavy build, prescription glasses, gray/white colored hair, short sleeve button up shirt, faded jeans.

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The vehicle is believed to be a Hyundai, unknown model.

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If anyone witnessed this incident or has any information about it or the suspect involved, they are asked to call CRIME STOPPERS AT 630-420-6006. Your information is important to Crime Stoppers and all callers may remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000.00 is being offered for the information that leads to an arrest in this incident.

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