Old Orchard Beach Police are asking for help finding an arson suspect who set fire to a couple portable toilets in Old Orchard Beach on Friday afternoon.

According to the Old Orchard Beach Police press release, around 4:45 on Friday afternoon police and the OOB fire Department responded to a call of portable toilets on fire at Veterans Memorial Park at the corner of First and Heath streets.

A witness described a white man, about 5 feet nine inches tall and 180 pounds with a shaved head, wearing black and white sneakers, black pants, a grey shirt, a desert camouflage jacket and a red backpack running away from the scene.


Police say a man matching that description was seen on video surveillance footage setting the portable toilets on fire and leaving the area.

No one was hurt and the fires were quickly extinguished.

If you have any information you are urged to call the Police Department at 934-4911.


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