New Haven Police Department

New Haven Police Seek Yale Bookstore Arsonist

New Haven Police Seek Yale Bookstore Arsonist

NEW HAVEN – Police are seeking a suspect who they say set a small fire in the bathroom of the Yale University Bookstore on Monday.

Police said the suspect, a black male with close-cropped hair and glasses, is shown on surveillance camera entering the bathroom of the bookstore. The suspect is then seen exiting the bathroom and leaving the store.

Police said a small fire believed to be set with a lighter was discovered inside the bathroom after the suspect left.

New Haven police have released photos of the suspect and are asking anyone with information on the incident to call 203-946-6304.