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Man arrested for allegedly setting fire to wooden crosses outside church in Charleston – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-10-27 22:44:12 –

Charleston, South Carolina (WCBD) – A man was arrested on suspicion of igniting a wooden cross outside a church in downtown Charleston.

Authorities have charged Charleston’s Tyhier Lasan Grant, 28, with one arson three times and one malicious injury to a place of worship.

The vandalism took place at the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church on Meeting Street around 4:20 am on October 23. According to Charleston police, police officers patrolling the area saw a wooden cross burning in front of the church.

The Charleston Fire Department put out a small fire and was not injured. Detectives and crime scene technicians investigated the case.

If you have relevant information, please call 843-743-7200 to request a central detective on duty.

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