SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — A man was in custody Thursday for allegedly setting fire to several vehicles at a Westside BMW dealership.
The fires were reported at 10:41 p.m. Wednesday at Santa Monica BMW, located on 12th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard, according to authorities.
Witnesses reported seeing a man with a gas can on the lot and moments later, five vehicles were on fire.
Investigators were hoping to get surveillance video of the suspect.
A lost estimate was not available.
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