Suspicious St. Louis car fire suspect caught on camera

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Police are investigating several vehicle fires at a north St. Louis auto body repair car lot. The last incident was caught on camera.

Fire fighters responded to Kenney's Auto Repair in the 2900 hundred lock of north Florissant. Several cars where damaged.

The surveillance video shows what is believed to be the suspect. The owner of the repair shop released it exclusively to FOX 2 News.

The auto repair shop owner says the suspect was caught red handed. He believes the suspect is responsible for what the St. Louis Fire Department is calling a suspicious fire.

Investigators responded to the auto repair shop at around 11:30pm Tuesday after several cars where damaged by the fire.
The repair shop owner says he believes someone intentionally set the cars on fire.

“I never had anything happen like that before. To burn the whole car up, I don't see what he could have did that bad to burn his car up.” said Kenny Moore.

The extent of the damage has not been disclosed. Investigators say the cars were not occupied and there are no injuries to report. Police say the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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