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Man in bright orange shirt started a fire in Walmart

Posted at 4:21 PM, May 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-26 17:02:44-04

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Police Department and Richmond Fire Investigation’s Unit need the public’s help to identify the suspect who lit a fire inside Walmart late last month.

At approximately 12:24 p.m. on April 29, officers responded to a report of arson at Walmart, located at 2401 Sheila Lane.

Surveillance video from the store shows the suspect lit a small fire on a shelf and left the aisle.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” tall with spiky hair. He was wearing a bright orange sweatshirt at the time of the incident.

Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to call Fire Investigator Brian Dalrymple at (804) 646-5421 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at