Suspect sought for throwing gas container, causing fire near Riverhead home

The incident happened on Doctors Path just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.

News 12 Staff

Sep 27, 2021, 10:20 AM

Updated 992 days ago

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Police are searching for the suspect who threw a plastic gasoline container near a home and then lit it on fire in Riverhead.
The incident happened on Doctors Path just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.
Shrubs and grass were burned, but the home suffered only some smoke damage.
Police say two people inside the home were not hurt.
Anyone with information is asked to call police. 


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