Arson screenshot

A screenshot from surveillance video provided by Enid Police Department shows a man suspected of arson setwting a dumpster on fire Friday afternoon.

ENID, Okla. — Enid Police Department officials are seeking public help in identifying a man suspected of committing arson while caught on surveillance video Friday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2021.

Video shows a man setting fire to a dumpster in the alleyway behind 129 E. Broadway 4:50 p.m. Friday, according to EPD.

Anyone who can identify the man or has knowledge of his whereabouts can message EPD on Facebook or call (580) 242-7000.

Another fire was set 10 minutes later several blocks away. The fire was reported at 5:08 p.m. at 602 W. Maine, according to EPD, but the origins of this fire are unknown.

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Ewald is copy editor and city/education reporter for the Enid News & Eagle.

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