Police: Teens set cars on fire in Yonkers

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YONKERS -

Yonkers police are looking for a group of teenagers who set two cars on fire.

They say it happened on Chestnut Avenue in Yonkers just after 8 p.m. Thursday.

When fire crews arrived, a sedan was completely engulfed in flames and destroyed. A second car was also damaged because of its proximity to the sedan.

Neighbors say this is not the first time something like this has happened.

Police are recovering surveillance video and have processed the scene for forensic evidence. They say they are now looking for one suspect last seen wearing dark clothing and a mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call Yonkers Police Detective Division at 914-377-7724.

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