NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have released surveillance video of the suspect they believe committed a string of car fires in Upper Manhattan.

The video shows the suspect just before an incident on Bradhurst Avenue in Hamilton Heights early Tuesday morning, police said. It was the fourth of 15 attacks, according to police.

Watch the video below:

All but one happened in Hamilton Heights. The other was in Harlem a few blocks from Central Park.

Some of the vehicles that were burned included a BMW sedan, a Land Rover, an Audi sedan, a Nissan Altima, a Ford Mustang, a Toyota wagon, two minivans and a Honda Pilot, among others.

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The remains of a charred vehicle that was found on 150th Street and Bradhurst Avenue on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned male wearing a dark-colored T-shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers and a light blue drawstring backpack.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit

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