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Fire at Muslim family's apartment in Windsor Mill investigated as bias crime

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A fire at a Muslim family's apartment in Windsor Mill is being investigated as a possible bias-related crime, Baltimore County police say. 
The Council on American-Islamic Relations on Friday said the incident was one in a series targeting the family, and called for a thorough investigation.
Family members are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest, said Zainab Chaudry, Maryland outreach manager for CAIR.
"We just want authorities to do their due diligence," she said.
Cpl. John Wachter, a spokesman for county police, said someone entered the apartment in the unit block of Fallridge Court on Sept. 6 and set fire to something on the stove.
Wachter said "offensive writing on the wall" led police to classify the incident as a possible bias crime. He declined to elaborate, saying an investigation by the police department's arson unit is still open.
News Code:36930
News Source :rasanews.ir
News Date :10/15/2016