Advertisement

Rewards offered after Walmart fires in Alabama, Mississippi

Do you recognize any of these people? They're believed to be involved in several fires at...
Do you recognize any of these people? They're believed to be involved in several fires at Walmart stores in south Alabama and Mississippi.(Source: Mobile County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 6:19 AM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Federal investigators are offering $2,500 rewards for tips leading to people who set fires inside Walmart stores in Alabama and Mississippi.

The FBI posted Saturday security camera photos of masked people inside stores in Mobile, Alabama, and Gulfport, Mississippi.

News outlets report firefighters extinguished a fire inside the Mobile store on May 28, and investigators concluded an accelerant was used to fuel it. No one was injured.

Two fires were reported Friday inside a Walmart store in Gulfport.

Gulfport police spokesman Jason DuCre told WALA-TV that investigators suspect the same people are responsible for the Gulfport and Mobile fires.

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.