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Suspect Caught On Tape Setting Car On Fire In Richmond

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects in connection with a car arson that was caught on tape.

The incident happened at about 3:30 a.m. on July 15th in the 2800 block of Cedar Street in the city’s Richmond section.

WATCH: Surveillance Video

Surveillance video captured two males walking down the street who appear to be checking car doors of parked vehicles.

One of the suspects approached a parked vehicle, which was unlocked, and entered the vehicle while the other suspect acted as a look-out.

Moments later, after the suspect exited the car, the interior became fully engulfed in flames.

The suspects then ran away.

The first suspect is described as a white male with dark-colored hair who appeared to have tattoos on his right arm. He was wearing a white t-shirt and light-colored shorts.

The second suspect is described as a white male with light brown or blonde hair. He was wearing a light-colored t-shirt and dark-colored shorts.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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