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MARRERO, La. (WGNO) — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a fire that took place at a Walmart store in Marrero.

Deputies were called to the store on Lapalco Boulevard around 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in response to a fire in some of the shelves inside the store. The fire was extinguished by store’s sprinkler system.

Surveillance footage shows a man standing in the sporting goods section, just before the fire appeared. The man left the store on a dark-colored bicycle.

Anyone with information about the man can call the JPSO Arson Section at (504)-354-5300 or contact Crimestoppers.

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