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Police: Man arrested and charged in Richmond arson case

Brandon Brown (Source: Richmond Police Dept.) Brandon Brown (Source: Richmond Police Dept.)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A 22 year old Richmond man is now charged in connection to an arson that occurred last summer on the Southside.

Police say Brandon S. Brown was arrested Saturday morning. They tell us he has been charged with arson and attempted murder for a fire that occurred last August at an apartment building in the 1400 block of Clarkson Road.

Investigators say Brown reportedly set the fire inside the home after locking a woman inside another room of the apartment. The woman managed to escape the building uninjured.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Fire Investigator Andre Roberts at (804) 646-6814 or call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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