WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Police on Wednesday released surveillance footage showing a man they say set fire to a bus belonging to a religious school.
The man entered a parked, unoccupied religious school bus on Thursday, April 27 around 6:40 p.m. near Division and Bedford avenues, police said.
Once inside, he allegedly started a fire, causing damage to the front of the bus.
The man fled on foot and is now being sought for "criminal mischief," police said.
He is described as having a "chin strap"-style beard, and was last seen wearing a sweat suit and dark-colored sneakers.
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