Reward Offered in Muslim Community Center Arson - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #22-13 (Photo)

May 05, 2022 07:22


The Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire & Rescue, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve an arson and possible bias crime at the Muslim Community Center.

On Tuesday May 3, 2022, at around 6:48 p.m., an unidentified individual was captured by surveillance cameras pouring an undetermined type of accelerant on the back of the Muslim Community Center of Portland’s building, then lighting the substance on fire. After unsuccessfully starting the building on fire, the suspect tried a second time. Fortunately, there was only minor damage to the structure. The Muslim Community Center of Portland is located at 5325 North Vancouver Avenue.

Surveillance video of the suspect is available for viewing and download at:

Video and photos are being released by the Portland Police Bureau for public distribution to further a criminal investigation and broadcast usage rights are granted.

If you were in the area at the time of this incident and believe you have pertinent information, or if you recognize the pictured individual, please contact investigators or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

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Photos: Three Picture Collage of the Suspect