Gloucester Township asks for help in identifying person of interest in arson

Police in Gloucester Township, New Jersey are asking the public for help in identifying a person of interest in arson.

The individual in question is described as a white male, possibly a teenager or in his early twenties. The person was seen on surveillance pouring a flammable liquid onto townhomes under construction and setting them on fire June 26 about 2:45 in the morning.

According to investigators, this is the fourth fire at this construction sight. The other fires occurred September 29, 2017, November 27, 2017 and January 3, 2018. Police say the mode appears to be fires intentionally set in the early morning.

Anyone with information regarding the person is asked to contact Gloucester Township Police at 856-228-4500 or call the GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line at 856-842-5560.