On 6-3-2021 at approximately 4:18 AM, Jasper County Deputies were dispatched to 104 West 3rd Street in Purcell (Purcell City Hall) in reference to an attempted arson.
Upon arrival at the scene it was discovered that a small fire near the entrance of the building had already been extinguished. There was minimal damage to the building. Investigation revealed a report of a possible suspect in the area shortly before the fire described as a female with long hair and medium build in a red passenger car.
This investigation is ongoing and we are asking for the public’s assistance on this case.
If you have any information, please contact the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office at 417-358-8177 or Dispatch at 417-359-9100. We also have a TIPS LINE 417-358-TIPS.