STOCKTON (CBS13) — Officers are asking for help in finding a man suspected of lighting a Stockton eatery on fire after an argument over a soft drink.
Stockton police say, around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, an El Forastero employee and the suspect got into an argument over the price of a soft drink. Officers say the suspect then lit the 1700 block of E. Hammer Lane building on fire when the employee refused to give him the drink for free.READ MORE: Blind Youth Football Player In Modesto Scores Touchdown In Team's Win
Exactly how the suspect lit the building on fire is unclear, but police say the restaurant suffered extensive damage.READ MORE: Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car In Sacramento
Surveillance cameras captured the suspect on video. He appears to have go up to the drive-thru on a bicycle.
The suspect appears to have been wearing a “Punisher”-style t-shirt and a camoflauge-patterned backpack, but no other distinguishing details about the suspect have been noted.MORE NEWS: Wildfire Smoke Returns To Region As Folsom Renaissance Faire Returns
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is urged to call Stockton police at (209) 937-7311.