ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) -- Authorities are offering a large reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect accused in an arson attack on a mosque in Escondido.
The FBI announced the $10,000 reward at a news conference Thursday.
The FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as well as local authorities are investigating the incident.
The arson happened at the Islamic Center of Escondido on West 6th Avenue around 3 a.m. on March 24.
A handful of worshipers were inside at the time and were able to extinguish the flames before any significant damage was done.
When police arrived, they found a message in graffiti referencing the shootings at mosques in New Zealand.