Suspect wanted for arson at Detroit mosque, up to $5,000 reward for information

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Authorities are searching for suspects responsible for a fire at a mosque in Detroit in September. 

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Detroit Fire Department have announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest of those involved in arson at the Al-Qur'an was-Sunnah Society House of Worship. 

On Sept. 22, Detroit Fire was dispatched to a fire on Van Dyke Avenue around 11:30 p.m.

Police say a witness reported seeing an unidentified man throwing two Molotov Cocktails at the building. The suspect was last seen leaving the mosque southbound on Van Dyke, driving a 2000 champagne-colored four door Oldsmobile with no license plate. 

He is described as a black man about 5-feet 10-inches tall.

Anyone with information should call (888) ATF-TIPS or email ATFTips@atf.gov.

Tipsters can remain anonymous. 

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