REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) – Authorities have released a surveillance photo of a man suspected of setting a vehicle on fire in Redwood City over the weekend.
Police and firefighters responded to the fire, which took place in an alley behind 3752 Rolison Road around 11:20 p.m. Saturday. The fire was quickly contained, according to authorities.READ MORE: Windsor Council Demands Resignation Of Mayor Dominic Foppoli Amid Sexual Assault Investigation
The suspect used an accelerant to intentionally set the vehicle on fire, according to an arson investigator.READ MORE: 'Enjoy It While You Can' - Bay Area Bubble Tea Shops Prepare For Looming National Shortage Of Boba
Investigators also found surveillance video, which showed a person leaving the area on bicycle before the fire was reported. The person was last seen heading southbound on the alley towards Marsh Road.
Officials said the investigation is in its early stages and that they have not determined if the fire is associated with a hate crime.MORE NEWS: Sharks Swept By Ducks To End 1-4 Homestand
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Nick Perna of Redwood City Police at 650-780-7672 or Fire Marshal Gareth Harris at 650-780-7400.