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Authorities seek help identifying suspects in Indy fires

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Posted at 9:37 AM, Aug 15, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS — Investigators from multiple federal, state and local agencies are asking for the public's help identifying the individuals involved in placing or detonating incendiary devices at the T-Mobile store in downtown Indianapolis in May.

According to a report from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, the individuals in photos released by IDHS are wanted for questioning regarding the fire that was set at T-Mobile, 40 W. Washington St. in the early morning hours May 30.

Investigators said the individuals were seen on camera detonating incendiary devices that had the potential to destroy the store and injure the residents above the store.

The investigation is being handled jointly by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Indiana State Fire Marshal, the Indianapolis Fire Department, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, and the Indiana State Police.

Anyone who can identify the individuals or provide more information to assist the investigation is asked to call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 800-382-4628. Callers may receive an award up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. Callers are not required to provide their name.