Police are looking for two women who were caught on surveillance video dumping used cooking oil from a restaurant into a storm drain in Edgewater.
The incident took place at approximately 12:25 a.m. on Sept. 7 near NE 2nd Avenue and 29th Street, according to Miami police.
The discarded oil caused damage to the drain and sewage system, police said.
Police are looking for a heavyset white woman who was last seen wearing a short-sleeved black shirt, dark-colored pants and white shoes, as well as a white, thin white woman last seen wearing a red/burgundy t-shirt, dark-colored pants and grey sneakers.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami Police Department’s Environmental Crimes Unit at 305-603-6055. Anonymous tipsters can contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).