The Rockford Department of Public Safety is asking for the community's help in identifying a person of interest in an arson attempt over the weekend.

According to Rockford DPS, the attempt happened at the Rockford Welcome Center on Sunday, Oct. 22 around 3:30 p.m. The fire caused minor smoke damage to the center.

Video cameras caught the person walking downtown Rockford at the time of the fire.

If you recognize the person or have any other information, call police at 616-866-9557 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

Rockford DPS is looking for community help in locating this attempted arson suspect from over the weekend. 

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