Mississippi police arrest Tennessee fugitive charged with torching ex-girlfriend’s house

Published 2:43 pm Sunday, August 2, 2020

Mississippi police captured a Tennessee fugitive Saturday who wanted for allegedly setting a house on fire that contained his ex-girlfriend and her young children.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported that Roosevelt Robinson IV was arrested by Biloxi Police early Saturday.

Robinson was wanted in connection to an incident in Smyrna, Tennessee, in which a home was set on fire July 19. Inside the house was Robinson’s ex-girlfriend and her children.

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No one was injured in the fire.