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Assistance sought

UD Police seek help in identifying suspect in trash can fire


4:52 p.m., Dec. 22, 2015--University of Delaware Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a person suspected of starting a fire in a trash can in the men's restroom at the Fred Rust Ice Arena on campus. 

The incident occurred around 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19. 

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An employee at the ice arena was able to remove the trash can from the building and extinguish the fire before any damage was caused or anyone was injured.

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect.

Anyone with information about this individual is asked to contact UD Police at 302-831-2222.

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