Arsonist on bicycle set four fires in South Loop, police say

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

CHICAGO — Police are looking for a man who set fire to at least four city trash cans in the South Loop early Friday.

Between 3:45 and 4:10 a.m., police said, the man rode up to garbage cans on a blue bicycle and set fires. The arsons were caught on camera.

The incidents occurred in the 1300, 1400, 1500 and 1700 blocks of South Michigan Avenue, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call the CPD arson unit at 312-746-7618.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.