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Federal authorities, Kalamazoo police offer $5k reward for info on Planned Parenthood arson suspect

Federal authorities are working with Kalamazoo police to track down the suspect who was last seen wearing a camo jacket and black hat.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo first responders put out a fire at a Planned Parenthood building this weekend. 

Now, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says the fire was set intentionally, and detectives have zeroed in on a suspect. 

Working with federal authorities, law enforcement are hoping you recognize the suspect who was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, in conjunction with Kalamazoo Public Safety is now offering an up to $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the July 31st arson at the Planned Parenthood. 

Federal authorities released new surveillance images of the alleged suspect Tuesday. 

While investigating the scene, authorities recovered closed circuit videos of the suspect. The suspect appeared to be wearing camo, and purchased items at a local retail store. 

Credit: ATF

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying who might have seen the suspect.

Tipsters should contact Grand Rapids ATF Field Division at (616) 301-6100, or (888) ATFTIPS (1-888-283-8477), or Kalamazoo Public Safety Tip line at (269) 337-8139. Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov or through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.

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