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Muncie man breaks into old house, lights it on fire

A man in Muncie broke into a house he used to live in and set it on fire.

Brandon Wilson is being held in the Delaware County jail and accused of arson, burglary and criminal mischief said the Muncie Star Press.

Firefighters were sent to the house on Liberty St. on Sunday. Wilson was found in the area with his hands in the air, yelling, “Burn! Burn!”

A witness also said they saw a man breaking things inside the house before the fire started.

The damage on the house is estimated more than $5,000. Police said Wilson acknowledged breaking into the house and setting boxes on fire with a lighter.

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