Police: Need help identifying possible Scranton arsonist

Police in Scranton are asking for the public's help to identify the individual pictured.

Officials say the individual is the person of interest for the arson incident on Palm Street on June 10th.

The fire destroyed much of the home. Neighbors were in shock.

"I'm scared for my own house, my safety, my life, my home, my everything," Peyton Cook said.

There have been several acts of arson in this neighborhood recently. Community members hope police find the person responsible.

"To know that somebody's going around burning places down, that's what makes it scary and makes you worry for your neighbors, your friends, your family," Matthew Morreales said.

The person was last seen going west through Andrew Brown parking lot, according to Scranton PD's Facebook page.

If you have any information on the person's identity, please contact Inspector Monahan at 570-348-4139.


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