Jonesboro Man Arrested For Starting Apartment Fire

Published 08/10 2014 08:20PM

Updated 08/10 2014 11:12PM

JONESBORO, AR -- A man is behind bars after police say he doused his girlfriend and kitchen floor with gasoline, and sparked a fire.

Police were called to Matthews Avenue in reference to an assault.

When they arrived, the victim said her boyfriend poured gasoline on her and her kitchen floor and lit it.

Police arrested Michael Walker on Unrelated charges.

But the landlord tells police he plans on pressing additional charges for the damage done to his property.

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