VIDEO: Bensalem police seek tricked-out truck seen leaving arson fire

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The suspected pickup truck. (Credit: Bensalem Township Police Department)

The Bensalem Fire Rescue Investigation Unit and Bensalem Township Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a tricked-out pickup truck seen arriving and leaving the area of an arson.

Police said responders around 4:15 a.m. April 4 found a flaming pickup truck on the 1100 block of Mildred Avenue.

The vehicle was destroyed and the fire was determined to be arson.

Video surveillance footage shows the suspect’s vehicle arriving and leaving the area of a nearby Rita’s Water Ice just before the blaze.

Police said the vehicle appears to be a late-model, dark-colored, raised, four-wheel-drive Ford F Series pickup truck with an extended cab and chrome wheels or hubcaps.

The truck also has factory-installed cab lights and side marker lights in the exterior mirrors that are mounted on the front doors.

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the fire.

Anyone with information is asked to call 215-633-3664 or to contact the Anonymous Crime Tip-Line at 215-633-3660.


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