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Police offer reward up to $1,000 in Manitowoc arson case

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Oct 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-26 15:09:19-04

MANITOWOC (NBC 26) — The Manitowoc Police Department announced a $1,000 reward for information in a suspected arson case.

"The Manitowoc Police Department, in cooperation with CRIMESTOPPERS, is offering up to a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the person, or persons, responsible for a suspected arson in the 3300 block of Mero Street, Manitowoc," police said in a statement Tuesday.

The incident happened around 12:15 a.m. Monday. Police said the fire started inside a detached building on the property of a vacant residence. The fire spread to the vacant residence and to other occupied residences in that area, causing damage.

No suspect is in custody at this time, according to Manitowoc Police.

Callers with information leading to the arrest of those responsible can contact Crime Stoppers at 920-683-4466, by utilizing the P3 App, or by contacting Detective David McCue at 920-686-6570. Tipsters may remain anonymous if they choose.

When calling, please reference Manitowoc Police incident 2021-00014583.