Video: Arson suspect seen arriving, running away during explosion

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NORMAN, Okla. — The Norman Fire Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect and his vehicle that are believed to be involved with a case of arson.

On Sept. 17, 2015, an office in the 3400 block of Charleston Rd. was set allegedly set on fire.

During the investigation of the fire, the Norman Fire Marshal’s Office recovered video footage of a “suspicious vehicle with a male subject inside pulling up to the building only moments before the fire incident.”

The vehicle is described as a late model, dark-colored SUV or pick-up with a camper shell.

Authorities say the driver is a heavyset male who, in the video, is seen on video scoping out the property before driving into the parking area of the business.

The man is seen exiting his vehicle and walking to the north side of the building.

Only seconds later, flames can be seen coming from the building as the man runs back to his vehicle and leaves the scene of the incident.

If you have any information about the incident or the man involved, please call the Office of the Fire Marshal at 405-292-9780 or Crime Stoppers at 405-366-7867. As always, you can remain anonymous and any information that leads to an arrest may qualify you for a reward.

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