Man sought in arson of downtown restaurant during May 30 riot

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CLEVELAND (WJW)– The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is asking for the public’s help identifying a person of interest in an arson.

It happened at Rebol, a café on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, during the rioting on May 30.

(Image courtesy: ATF)

The ATF said there is a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the fire. Anyone with tips should call 888-ATF-TIPS.

On May 30, a peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned violent and stretched into the early-morning hours. Windows were smashed on dozens of downtown businesses, including much of East 4th Street. Local and federal authorities continue to investigate.

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