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Police investigating vehicle arson in Columbia

The subject in the video appears to start a fire under a gray Mazda sedan before fleeing.
Credit: Columbia Borough PD/Youtube

COLUMBIA, Pa. — Police are investigating a vehicle arson.

The incident occurred in the first block of North Fourth Street in Columbia around 1:00 a.m. on May 18.

In the video below, police say you can see a subject enter and leave to the north.

That subject appears to have started the fire underneath a gray Mazda sedan that was parked in the middle of the block and was facing south.

The Columbia Borough Fire Department responded to the fire, and extinguished the vehicle, which sustained severe damage.

Police say the actor is wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and possibly a light colored mask.

Anyone with information can call the Columbia Borough Police at (717)684-7735 or text tips LANCS to 847411.