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UPDATE: MPD release surveillance pictures of suspect involved in car fire


MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police have released photos obtained from a nearby private business surveillance camera of a suspect in an arson incident on McDivitt Road June 9.

The photos confirm a male suspect approached the Dodge Charger carrying a small red container of gasoline and then intentionally set fire to the vehicle. 

With the video evidence, there is the possibility the suspect may have been injured during the explosion and subsequent fire.  Detectives are interested in gathering any information about anyone who may have been treated at a nearby medical facility for burns either Sunday, June 9 or Monday, June 10.  

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Jerry Johnson, with the South District, at 266-5935. 


MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Police Department and Madison Fire Department are looking for information about a car fire that happened last Sunday.

On June 9th, around 12 a.m., officials arrived at the 2600 block of McDivitt Road where a blue 2013 Dodge Charger was on fire.  The car had a temporary Illinois license plate and was last registered to a 23-year-old Chicago woman.

Anyone with information about the car or the fire should contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.

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