Cops hunt for Harlem arsonist

Police report 15 cars burned uptown.

Cops are looking for a man they say walked around an uptown neighborhood, lighting about a dozen cars on fire along the way.


Police said at least 11 vehicles were found torched in different spots around Harlem early yesterday morning.


The vehicles were burned from 1:45 a.m. to 6:35 a.m., according to the police, and the locations were around West 140th to 150th Streets in Harlem.


The suspect is described as a black man of unknown age, thin to medium build and bald with a dark complexion.


Cops said he was wearing a dark t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers with a light blue drawstring backpack.

Anyone with information should call 800-577-TIPS.

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