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11/05/06-Tyler

Tyler Man Accused Of Trying To Burn Family Member's House Down

A Tyler man is arrested for allegedly trying to set a family member's house on fire.   Police say Cedric Thompson, 23, was pouring accelerant on a home in southwest Tyler early this morning. Officials say a family member caught him in the act, and tried to stop him. The family member ran to a neighbor's house. Thompson allegedly followed inside and assaulted the residents. He's being held in the Smith County Jail on charges of burglary, arson and aggravated assault.  

Lindsay Wilcox, Reporting.  lwilcox@kltv.com

 

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