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West Allis Police still looking for arsonist who injured small child

Posted at 7:33 AM, Nov 04, 2016

West Allis Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down an arsonist who injured a small child. 

Police say someone appeared to have intentionally set a fire to a first floor unit in the Lincoln Crest Apartments last weekend. 

Kuldeep Batanick and other neighbors said they heard a lot of noise coming from the unit, but did not know what was going on.

"We saw a lot of fire trucks and we were worried what happened," said Batanik. "We feel definitely sad, it could happen to anyone. It's a very sad incident. We are very sorry for this child."

Anyone with information should contact the one of the following agencies:
  • West Allis Police Department at (414) 302-8000
  • Arson Hotline at (800) 362-3005,
  • West Allis Crime Stoppers at (414) 476-CASH (2274).  

A cash reward is available for information leading to the arrest.  Tips can remain anonymous.