GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — An NYPD Homeless Outreach Unit van was set on fire Wednesday afternoon in Greenwich Village, according to police.
It happened at 21 East 12th Street at around 4:45 p.m., when someone broke into the rear driver’s side window and lit the van on fire, authorities said.
Both the NYPD’s Arson and Explosion Squad and the FDNY Fire Marshall responded to the scene.
No injuries were reported.
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