Rochester man charged with arson, robbery

Posted at: 04/22/2013 10:28 AM

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A 19-year-old Rochester man is facing charges following a fire at an apartment building on Pullman Avenue.

Rochester’s Arson Task Force says Altarique Mitchell set fire to the occupied building just after 8 p.m. on April 21 after engaging in a physical altercation that took place inside the building.

Mitchell is charged with second-degree arson, third-degree robbery and grand larceny.

The building was damaged but luckily no one was hurt.

Mitchell is in the Monroe County Jail pending arraignment.

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