BANGOR, Maine — Police are searching for a man believed to have started a fire on Sunset Avenue earlier this month, according to a posting on Bangor police’s Facebook page.

According to the posting, the incident happened just prior to midnight on April 17, and the fire was set in a dumpster. The dumpster fire later spread to a nearby building, but Bangor firefighters were able to put it out quickly.

The suspect was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt under a T-shirt.

Anybody with knowledge on the incident should call the police department’s tip line at 947-7384, extension 6.

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