Suspect Wanted for Arson at Kensington Smoke Shop

Crews secure the Kensington Smoke Shop on June 2nd. Photo: T. Lineman / Juniata News

From PhillyPolice Blog:

   On June 1, 2020 at approximately 11:36 PM, (camera time) numerous individuals forced their way into the Kensington Smoke Shop located at 1816 E. Allegheny Avenue and looted the business. On June 2, 2020 at approximately 12:12 AM (camera time) an unknown individual is seen lighting objects on top of a table in an office area. The fire spread causing heavy damage to the property. The ATF Arson Task Force is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for starting the fire. The break-in and looting of the business are being handled separately.

Image of suspect from video surveillance camera
  • Suspect Description: White or Latino male, approximately 28-35 years old, thin build, clean shaven beard and mustache, white shirt,tan or beige jacket with dark/black zipper and dark/black buttons, dark pants, white sneakers, and having a tattoo with a name or lettered writing on left side of neck, and wearing a possible eagles hat.
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If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Arson Task Force: 215-446-7875.  Det. Golczewski# 897
DC 20-24-040927

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