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Police are looking for a suspect (inset) who they believe set fire to an SUV in Little Neck.

Cops have released the photo of a man who they believe torched an SUV on a Little Neck street last month.

Benjamin Colon, 32, is wanted for perpetrating the crime, according to posters that the 111th Precinct distributed throughout the area.

On Oct. 21 at around 4:55 a.m., law enforcement sources said, the suspect allegedly lit a 2004 Jeep Wrangler on fire in the vicinity of 249th Street and 34th Avenue. Police believe Colon fled the scene in a black 2008 Ford model car.

Police officials could not confirm whether the suspect knew the owner of the vehicle.

Colon is described as a white or Hispanic male, standing 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Those with information can also contact Detective James Phillips of the 111th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-279-5282 or the Queens Borough North Detective Unit at 718-520-9200.

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