Fire may have been a cover-up

Fire may have been a cover-up

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Fire Investigators are asking for community help finding a burglar and an arsonist who burned a home Monday afternoon.

The house in the 2500 block of Crescent Drive sustained heavy fire and smoke damage in the living room.

Investigators say someone broke in around noon and stole a TV.

They believe the thief set a fire to try to hide the crime.

"Some witnesses witnessed a 19 to 20 year old male. About 5' 4", running from the scene. Dark complexion, slim." Albany Fire Investigator Sam Harris

If you have any information about the crime, call CRIMESTOPPERS at 436-TIPS.

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