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Easton police investigate several car fires

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: May 20 2013 12:08:07 PM CDT

Arson damaged cars in Easton

EASTON, Pa. -

Police in Easton are looking into a series of arsons that left five cars damaged over the weekend.

Officials say three cars were set on fire at about 3:45 Saturday morning in the 1000,  1100 and 1200 block of Lehigh Street.

Around 1:20 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a report of a vehicle damaged by fire the 1400 block of Washington Street, and one in the 1200 block of Lehigh Street.

All of the vehicles are being processed for evidence and Easton Police detectives along with the Easton Fire Department are investigating.

Police say they are looking for a man who was seen driving away from the area during one of the fires on Lehigh Street.

He is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inchest to 5 feet tall, wearing light -colored clothes.

He may have fled east on Lehigh Street.

There was also a report of an unknown black vehicle fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police is asked to call the detectives at 610-250-6639 or Easton Police tip line at 610-250-6635.