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Police searching for suspect in Aiea car fire

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are looking for an arson suspect following an overnight vehicle fire.

According to officials, the fire was reported at around 1:30 a.m. on Hekaha Street.

An alleged victim at the scene says a family member tossed gas on him and tried to set him on fire, and in the process set a van on fire.

At this point police have not confirmed his story.

Police officers searched an abandoned building where the suspect is believed to have lived with his wife.

While Hawaii News Now was on scene talking to the victim, he spotted the suspect.

Police were called and they are searching in the area of Blaisdell Park.

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