Posted by on July 21, 2017
Categories: Bay Area

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(BANT) – Fremont police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that was involved in the burning of a homeowner’s American flag last Sunday morning.

Police said that at about 7 a.m. Sunday officers responded to a home near Mission Boulevard and Pickering Avenue to investigate an arson report.

The homeowner told officers that someone came up to the home and burned an American flag that had been hanging out front.

After crime scene technicians and Fremont firefighters responded to collect evidence, officers canvassed the neighborhood and found several homes with surveillance video cameras.

One video which police reviewed showed a person exiting a suspect vehicle at about 3:50 a.m. on Sunday and running up to the house then running back to the car before it drives away.

Fremont police are releasing another video because they believe it best depicts the suspect’s vehicle. Police said the time stamp on the footage is off by one hour. You can see it here:

Police describe the vehicle as a light-colored, possibly silver newer-model Honda Civic sedan with dark-tinted rear windows.

Fremont police said anyone with information about the vehicle or suspects should contact Detective Travis MacDonald at or call (510) 790-6900.