Man arrested on assault, arson charges

Man arrested on assault, arson charges

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Sour times for a man named Lemon.

Kennett police arrested Lemon C. Samuel, 62, after they say he tried to set fire to a home.

At 2:50 a.m. Wednesday officers responded to an assault report in the 200-block of Cedar Street.

While investigating the alleged assault, according to the police department's Facebook page, officers arrested Samuel on suspicion of second-degree domestic assault and attempted arson.

He's being held at the Dunklin County Jail pending formal charges by the Missouri State Prosecutor's Office.

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