Pitt Realty Arson Investigation

Police Department Press Release

August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Released by Lt. Rebekah Lynch

On Friday, July 12, 2019 at approximately 4:45 a.m., Pittsburg Police and Pittsburg Fire were dispatched to Pitt Realty, located at 1401 N. Broadway Street in Pittsburg for a structure fire.  Investigation into the incident revealed evidence to support the fire was intentionally set.  Investigators have extensively reviewed surveillance footage provided by surrounding business owners, and are seeking help from the public to identify this person of interest, who was in the area at the time the fire was set.

The video has been posted and is available for viewing on the Department’s YouTube page http://www.youtube.com/c/PittsburgKansasPoliceDepartment.

Anyone having information related to this incident, or pertaining to the identity of the subject in this video, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477).  Callers may remain anonymous.  As always, our department is appreciative of the collaborative effort by citizens in our community to keep our city safe.

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