STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man is in custody for attempted murder after he allegedly started a fire at a woman’s home early Thursday, the Stockton Police Department said.
The incident happened shortly after 8:30 a.m. in the area of Ninth and California streets.READ MORE: Record-Breaking Temperatures Posted Around Sacramento Region Friday
The woman, 48, was in her home when the suspect, 36-year-old Allen Stone, reportedly approached an open window.READ MORE: Sacramento Mayor Joins Group Pushing For Reparations For Black Communities As Country Celebrates Juneteenth As Federal Holiday
Stockton police said the two were involved in an argument when Stone allegedly lit the window drapes on fire. The victim was able to extinguish the fire, police said.
Stone ran away from the scene but was later located and taken into custody.MORE NEWS: 'The Heat Is Unbearable': Friday Night Out Brings Sacramento Crowds Inside To Beat The Heat
No injuries were reported.