South City police seek arson culprit caught on tape

South San Francisco police are looking for a suspect who was caught on video setting a bucket on fire at a carwash in South San Francisco on Thursday night. 

The arson was one of several that have occurred in the area recently, including one at a hotel Thursday night and one in a public
restroom on Monday, South San Francisco police Sgt. Joni Lee said.

The carwash's security camera showed an Asian woman in her late teens to early 30s wearing a light-colored baggy hooded jacket with dark lining, police said.

She was wearing sunglasses on her head and carried a light-colored bag that contained items for starting fires.

The carwash arson was reported at 9:39 p.m., about 40 minutes after an arson was reported at a nearby hotel at 800 El Camino Real, Lee said. 

Six bags of linens sitting outside the hotel were set on fire, Lee said. Police think the same person committed both crimes.

On Monday, a paper toilet seat cover in an Orange Park bathroom was lit on fire about 8:15 p.m. Police said it might have been the same individual responsible for Thursday's arsons.

Lee said the fires have caused only minor damage.

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