Arson suspect caught on camera in Center City Philadelphia

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Friday, August 19, 2016

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- ATF agents are asking for the public's help identifying an arson suspect caught on camera in Center City Philadelphia.

The fire was reported July 26th at 8:45 a.m. in the 200 block of South 17th Street.

It caused $500,000 worth of damage to a building that housed a restaurant and residential apartments under construction.

No one was hurt.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of person responsible.

Anyone with information the arson or the suspect is asked to call the ATF Hotline at 1-888-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473) or send an email to