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Cops search for man who allegedly threw Molotov cocktail at Manhattan Masonic Lodge

Posted at 10:16 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 10:16:53-04

FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan — Police are looking for the man who allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail at a Manhattan building earlier this month.

Police are looking for the man accused of throwing a molotov cocktail at a Manhattan Masonic Lodge on Oct. 8, 2019.

Authorities responded to the Masonic Lodge on West 24th Street on Oct. 8. Police said a man threw what police are calling an “incendiary device” at the unoccupied building, causing a fire.

Surveillance footage shows the device being thrown at the building and igniting into flames. 

The blaze was extinguished and no injuries were reported.

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