According to a post on the Maine State Police Facebook page, they are seeking information on the identity and whereabouts of a young man who attempted to start a fire at an Augusta gas station early this (May 17th) morning.

The incident happened just before 1 AM on Sunday (May 17th) at MD's Market on Riverside Drive in Augusta.

After purchasing a gasoline additive, lighter fluid, and a roll of paper towels, he attempted to light the fuel pump on fire.  Fortunately, the fire quickly went out and there was little damage.

If you have any information about the man's whereabouts, you can call the Public Safety Communications Center at 207.624.7064 or the Augusta Police Department at 207.626.2370.

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