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13 cars damaged by apparent arsonist on Whyte Avenue

Edmonton police have arrested a man who allegedly damaged 13 vehicles Friday night on Whyte Avenue.

Police say man was pouring gasoline on vehicle tires and lighting them on fire

Screengrab from a video posted on Reddit by user:spincrisis that appears to show a male suspect setting an SUV on fire on Whyte Avenue Friday night. (spincrisis/Reddit)

Edmonton police have arrested a suspect who allegedly damaged 13 vehicles Friday night on Whyte Avenue. 

According to police, a man was pouring gasoline on vehicle tires and lighting them on fire in the area of 104th Street and 82nd Avenue. 

The suspect was eventually apprehended by civilians in the Starbucks on the corner of Calgary Trail and Whyte Avenue. Police were called to the Starbucks location and took the man into custody.

No one was injured in the incident. Edmonton firefighters also responded to calls in the area and were able to put out any fires. 

A video posted on Reddit shows the suspect setting an SUV on fire before going into a Starbucks where he is apprehended.

This video posted by user spincrisis on Reddit shows the arrest of suspect who allegedly damaged 13 vehicles on Whyte Avenue Friday night. 3:34