3 'persons of interest' identified in Chandler arson case

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Chandler police said 3 "persons of interest" in an October 2016 arson case have been identified. (Source: Chandler Police Department) Chandler police said 3 "persons of interest" in an October 2016 arson case have been identified. (Source: Chandler Police Department)
CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Chandler Police Department have identified three people who are considered "persons of interest" in connection to two homes that were set on fire back in October.

Police said as of Wednesday night, there have not been any arrests. Police wouldn't say the names of the persons of interest but said they know who they are.

During the early morning hours of Oct. 29 of last year, two homes under construction were intentionally set on fire in the area of Gilbert Road and Chandler Boulevard. One suffered major damage while the other was destroyed.

According to police, witnesses said at least two men were in the area on a bicycle and a skateboard before the fires. They then fled before the flames.

Police said surveillance video from a nearby Circle K caught three men matching the description provided by the witnesses.

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