VIDEO: Arsonist caught on camera setting fire in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- A surveillance camera captures an arsonist setting a fire on a porch on Milwaukee's north side. Now, Milwaukee police are asking for your help in identifying the man.

Watch the video above as the suspect walks up onto the victim’s porch near 18th and Vienna just before 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 6th. The suspect poured gas on the door and the porch. He lit a long white item and threw it on the porch, causing a fire.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a long-sleeve light colored shirt, and dark jeans.

If you have any information that could help the Milwaukee Police Department in this case, you're urged to call 414-935-7360.