Forest Hills arsonist caught on video again, this time with firearm

Photo courtesy of NYPD

The serial arsonist who has set fire to Forest Hills homes on seven occasions was caught on surveillance video pulling out a handgun from his sock.

Police released a video of the suspect walking along 112th Street and 68th Drive on Nov. 8 at 7:20 p.m. In the video he is covered from head to toe and is wearing all white. The suspect stops to remove a gun from his left ankle and then transfers the firearm to his right pocket.

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