Hialeah Police

Suspect Sought in Hialeah Wendy's Arson: Police

Police are searching for a suspect who they say started a fire in the bathroom of a Wendy's restaurant in Hialeah.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday at the restaurant at 46 E. 49th Street, Hialeah Police said.

Police said the young man walked in smoking a cigarette and went directly into the restroom. The then left the restaurant and fled on a bicycle.

Hialeah firefighters responded and put out the fire. Several employees were working at the time but everyone evacuated and no one was injured.

Police described the suspect as a black male, 15 to 20 years old, who had a small black bicycle with red forks. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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