By CBS13 Staff

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.

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The suspect as captured on surveillance cameras in the drive-thru. (Credit: Stockton Police Department)

Exactly how the suspect lit the building on fire is unclear, but police say the restaurant suffered extensive damage.

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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.

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Anyone who recognizes the suspect is urged to call Stockton police at (209) 937-7311.