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Police searching for man accused of setting fire at Longmont church

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Posted at 12:39 PM, Oct 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-13 14:39:54-04

LONGMONT, Colo. – Police are searching for a man accused of setting fire to a church in Longmont early Sunday morning.

Firefighters responded to the Central Longmont Presbyterian Church at 402 Kimbark Street about 5:40 a.m. and worked to contain the fire, saving the building from significant damage, police said.

Investigators learned that an unknown male broke a window in a door at the church and used an accelerant to start the fire. Surveillance cameras caught a picture of the suspected arsonist.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to contact Longmont police at 303-651-8501.