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17-year-old accused of attempted arson in Kennett

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

A 17-year-old faces arson and assault charges after police say the suspect tried to light a house on fire in Kennett.

Officers responded to the 200 block of West Eighth Street around 1:14 a.m. Tuesday for a report of someone trying to light a house on fire.

Officers arrested a 17-year-old from Kennett on suspicious of attempted 1st degree arson and attempted 1st degree domestic assault charges.

The suspect was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor’s Office.

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