NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD’s arson squad is investigating a fire at a Jewish center in Brooklyn.
Police said a man set a backpack on fire and tossed it onto the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center on Eight Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday.
The fire was put out, and no one was hurt.
Police released surveillance video of a man wanted for questioning in the case.
Investigators said, at this point, it’s not being considered a hate crime.
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637.