Detroit police seek suspect who set SUV ablaze

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are working to find a suspect wanted in connection with a vehicle arson  last month on the city's southwest side.

The incident was reported around 3:11 a.m. March 18 in front of a home in the 1100 block of Lewerenz, police said.

The Ford Flex was filmed at the scene March 18.

A witness told authorities they saw someone pull up in a white Ford Flex, set fire to the vehicle on the street, then flee, according to a statement. 

The witness provided video footage showing the suspect in the act.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Arson Unit at (313) 596-2940. Crime Stoppers of Michigan accepts anonymous tips at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.