Crime stoppers of Barton County, the Ellinwood Police Department and the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an arson suspect.
On April 9, a suspect was seen walking away from the scene of a confirmed arson fire in the 400 block of East 4th in Ellinwood.
The suspect is described as a white male 30 to 45 years of age, 5 foot 11 inches and 230 pounds and was wearing red mesh shorts and a dark hooded sweatshirt covering his head.
The suspect was seen walking in an alley at the time the fire was reported. Loss in the arson is in excess of $12,000.
Anyone who has information about this crime or any other crime can call crime stoppers at 620-792-1300 or 888-305-1300,