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Police release video showing man lighting Champs Sports store on fire in Tampa

Posted at 4:53 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 13:40:40-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man shown on a video lighting a Tampa sports store on fire over the weekend.

The video, released by the Tampa Police Department, shows a man setting fire to Champs Sports on 2381 Fowler Avenue on May 31. TPD said the fire caused thousands of dollars in damage.

The subject seen in this video set fire to Champs Sports, on 2381 Fowler Ave., during civil unrest on May 31, 2020.
There were thousands of dollars in damage.
If you have any information, contact @crimestopperstb

— TampaPD (@TampaPD) June 2, 2020

Anyone with information on the man or the civil unrest that took place in Tampa over the weekend is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.

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