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2 sought in arson at east Detroit liquor store

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police have released images of two people wanted in connection with an arson this month at an east-side liquor store.

The pair approached the business in the 5000 block of Nevada about 11:50 p.m. Dec. 5, investigators said in a statement. One of the suspects held the front door open while his masked companion "threw a Molotov cocktail inside the location causing a fire," the release said.

Police said two people threw a Molotov cocktail into a store in the 5000 block of Nevada on Dec. 5.

No one was injured in the incident, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Arson Unit at (313) 628-2900. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.