Fargo police seek help solving arson-burglary case

Video footage provided by the business owner shows two people who were involved in the incident.

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Fargo police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person involved in a recent burglary and arson.
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FARGO — The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person involved in a recent arson and burglary case.

Video footage provided by the business owner shows two people involved in the incident.

One person has been identified but police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a second person, who is believed to be a white male who was last known to be wearing a yellow Timberland hooded sweatshirt and dark-colored pants.

The incident happened about 8:12 a.m. Monday, June 6, in the 4100 block of 38th Street South.

The building, which sits along Interstate 29, has multiple business tenants, and an employee discovered smoke when they arrived at work, fire officials said.


Fire crews encountered smoke throughout the building and found a small fire in an office. Crews quickly extinguished the flames, fire officials said.

No one was injured in the fire.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 701-241-1405.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting the keyword FARGOPD and the tip to 847411.

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