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Deputies Release Vehicle Description In Rockingham Co. Church Fires

6:01 PM, Mar 6, 2013   |    comments
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Wentworth, NC -- The Rockingham County Fire Marshal and sheriff's office say they are looking for a vehicle possibly involved in two recent church fires.

Authorities are still looking for information on the identity of the person who drives a 1980s green Honda Accord that looks similar to the one pictured above.

Note: This picture shows a similar vehicle. This is not the exact car deputies need help finding.

The Accord might have faded paint--and possibly primer--as well as a loud muffler, according to the sheriff's office.

Witnesses say they saw the car in question on Gideon Grove Church Road right around the time the Gideon Grove United Methodist Church fire was reported Dec. 23.

Read: Church Destroyed By Fire In Rockingham County

A second fire was reported in Stokesdale the next night at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church on Ellisboro Road.

Read: Church Fire Ruled Arson, Another Under Investigation

Deputies say the suspect is a white male, aged 18 to 25, around 5'10" to 6', 160 to 180 pounds.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the suspect in the fire should call Crime Stoppers at 336-349-9683 or 1-800-ATF-FIRE.

ATF is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the Rockingham County Church fires.

Rockingham County Sheriff's Office

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