Police looking to identify man who set car on fire in East York (VIDEO)

Jan 2 2018, 3:11 pm

Toronto police are looking to identify a man wanted in an arson investigation.

According to police, on Friday, December 29, 2017, at approximately 5:15 am, officers responded to a call for a vehicle on fire in a residential driveway in the O’Connor Drive and St. Clair Avenue East area in East York.

Police say a car was parked in the driveway of a home when a man approached it and smashed the window. He then doused the car with gasoline and set it on fire, before fleeing in a white four-door sedan.

The suspect is described as wearing a dark jacket, gloves, black boots.

Police say they are concerned the suspect may have sustained significant injuries. They have released the video below hoping to identify him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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