PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) Pittsburg police say a man is being held on $100,000 bail after he allegedly tried to start a homeless womans blankets on fire while she slept.
Police say in a news release that the woman, Chrystal Thompson, originally thought a hand warming device accidentally set her blankets on fire Thursday night while she slept in the alcove of a business.
The Pittsburg Morning Sun reports the business owner told police Friday that surveillance video showed a man intentionally setting Thompsons blankets on fire and walking away.
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