The NYPD is searching for two teens suspected of setting at least five yellow school buses on fire in East Flatbush, Brooklyn this month.
The most recent incident occurred on Thursday the 19th. The two suspects walked to a school bus parked on Avenue D near East 45th Street and set it on fire before running off, authorities said.
The first two vehicles were attacked within a few hours on November 1. One was parked near Albany Avenue and Farragut Road and the other was on Avenue D, near Schenectady Avenue.
The suspected arsonists struck again on Nov. 12, setting two more buses on fire, on East 49th St and East 45th St, Pix11 reported.
All buses were damaged, but no injuries were reported in any of the incidents, police said. The intent of the attackers is unclear.
Who has information should call at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also via the crimestoppers.nypdonline.org page or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential
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– PIX11 News (@ PIX11News) November 21, 2020