Man sets backpack on fire on steps of Brooklyn Jewish center: Police
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WPIX - "Police are looking for a man (pictured) accused of setting a backpack on fire on the steps of a Brooklyn Jewish Center Oct. 9, 2019."

By Kristine Garcia, WPIX

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- (WPIX) -- Police are searching for a man accused of setting a backpack on fire on the steps of a Brooklyn Jewish center during Yom Kippur.

The man was standing in front of the Park Slope Jewish Center on Eighth Avenue when he intentionally set the contents of a backpack on fire and fled the scene just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

The fire was extinguished, and no injuries were reported, police said.

Surveillance video obtained by police shows the suspect holding onto the bag.

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