PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two suspects have been charged in the arson of a Philadelphia Police Department patrol car in Southwest Philadelphia early Sunday morning. Police say the vehicle was parked near the 12th Police District on the 2100 block of Simpson Street around 3:30 a.m.
Fire Marshals were called to extinguish the flames.
An investigation led to the arrest of two men who were found hiding on the front porch on the 2100 block of Simpson Street with a strong odor of gasoline coming from their clothing.
There were also clothes inside a crate at the location which matched the description of the video that was recovered from the crime.
The suspects were arrested and taken into custody.
Police say no one was injured during the incident.