By Gina Yarbrough
San Marcos, CA–The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and San Diego County Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with an arson in San Marcos.
The suspect is described as a man wearing black and white flannel, blue jeans, and white shoes.
The arson was reported on August 10 just before midnight in the 100 block of South Rancho Santa Fe Road.
Surveillance video shows a man approaching the business office of San Marcos View Estates and setting it on fire.
There were no reports of injury in the blaze. The fire caused an estimated $3,000 in damage to the front office, investigators said.
Sheriff’s Bomb and Arson detectives are investigating the case.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200.
You can also call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send web or mobile app tips.