The Arson/Bomb Squad reports an Arson that occurred on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 3:35 AM in Inwood.
According to Detectives, an unknown subject wearing all black clothing and carrying a red bag walked up to the Reliance Customers Brokerage, located at 102 West End Avenue and went to the side of the building. He then took out an unmarked container and emptied an unknown liquid onto the building and ignited it. The subject then fled southbound on West End Avenue on foot. The fire extinguished on its own a short time later, causing minor damage to the outside of the building. No injuries reported at scene.
The subject then came back to the same location on Thursday, March 2, 2023, and re-set the fire, causing the building to be completely engulfed in flames. Inwood Fire Department responded and put the fire out. No injuries reported at scene.
No further description of the subject available at this time.
Detective’s request anyone with information regarding the above listed incidents to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.