Flagstaff Police Investigate Walmart Fire, Arson Suspected

crime scene notice

On Saturday, October 19, at approximately 3:03 a.m., Flagstaff Police responded to Walmart, 2601 E. Huntington Drive regarding a report of a fire inside the store. When officers arrived the helped evacuate the store.

According to Flagstaff Police, officers on scene received information from store employees that a Native American male, standing approximately 5’ 7”, wearing a black hat, grey jacket, orange shirt, and green camo pants, was seen leaving sections of the store where a fire was started.

Flagstaff Police say they are currently investigating this incident as an arson.

The Walmart Store sustained severe fire and water damage and will be closed until further notice.

Authorities ask anyone has information that may help identify the suspect involved in this investigation, to contact the Flagstaff Police Department at (928) 774-1414. You may also call Silent Witness at (928) 774-6111 anonymously. You may be eligible for a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

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