Police are looking for the person who set two portable toilets on fire in an Old Orchard Beach park.

Officers responding to a 911 call around 4:40 p.m. Friday found two port-a-potties in Memorial Park completely destroyed by fire. A surveillance video in the area showed the suspect starting the fires and running away, police said.

A surveillance photograph shows the suspect in a port-a-potty arson incident in Old Orchard Beach. Courtesy of Old Orchard Beach Police Department

The suspect is described as a white man about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 180 pounds. He had a shaved head and was wearing a desert camouflage jacket with a gray shirt underneath, black pants and black and white running shoes.

The port-a-potties were owned by Blow Brothers Inc.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 934-4911.

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