Roommate dispute leads to Henrico fire, assault

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police are still trying to figure out what happened after a fight between roommates may have gone too far.

This happened early Friday morning in the 1300 block of Gilchrist Court.

Officers say a woman called 911 saying her roommate pulled a knife on her and then set the house on fire.

Crews were able to put it out quickly so there's not much damage to the home.

Police say once officers got there, they arrested the man, but the roommates were taken to the hospital. Both are expected to be okay.

Police are still trying to figure out the relationship between this man and woman. It's believed she had been renting a room out to him.

No charges yet, but we're told those are coming.

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