Investigators seek woman who set clothing rack on fire at Target in Texas

Credit: Scott Olson

Credit: Scott Olson

Arson investigators in Texas are trying to track down a woman who went into a Target retail store in North Austin on Wednesday night and set a clothing rack on fire.

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Firefighters received reports about the incident Wednesday night.

“The woman asked store staff where the lighters were kept,” authorities said. “Once secured, she made her way to a rack of clothes and set them on fire.”

The woman left the store and drove off in a dark vehicle, officials said.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the case to call Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-8477 or the Austin Fire Department’s Fire/Arson Investigations Section at (512) 974-0240.