EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPolice Say Man Tried To Burn Down Girlfriend's Home With Her Inside
from Eyewitness News Online
Reported by: Katy Brown
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Aug. 25, 2013 11:48 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 26, 2013 8:45 AM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
A Beckley man is charged with arson after police say he tried to burn down his girlfriend's Charleston home with her inside.
Police say 29-year-old Antonio Wade set his clothes on fire and then put them on the steps of his girlfriend's apartment in the 2600 block of 6th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The steps are the only way in and out of the apartment and we are told the woman was inside when he started the fire.
The woman did not get hurt.
Wade is currently in the South Central Regional Jail on a $5,000 bond.
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