Lexington Police arrest man on arson charges


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested 18-year old Rodney Morgan on arson charges, after they say he tried to burn down an apartment complex.

Police say Morgan broke into an apartment in the Arbor Vista complex on Oxford Circle in Lexington and started several fires inside.

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They say that apartment was vacant, but numerous other people were there asleep, according to police.

Police say Morgan’s intent was to burn the building down.