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Man charged with arson after thrift store donations set on fire

July 9, 2013, St. John's – Police in St. John's, N.L., have laid charges after someone set fire to donations left outside a Salvation Army Thrift Store.

July 9, 2013
By The Canadian Press

July 9, 2013, St. John's – Police in St. John's, N.L., have laid charges after someone set fire to donations left outside a Salvation Army Thrift Store.

Surveillance footage shows a man lighting the donations on fire at the rear of the building on Kenmount Road last Thursday.

The blaze spread quickly, causing moderate damage to the store.

A 27-year-old suspect was arrested Monday.

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He faces charges of arson, damage to property and breaching a court order.