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Man in custody for setting fire to Augusta bar

Tavaris Young
Tavaris Young(RCSO)
Published: Jun. 14, 2021 at 12:31 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 9:59 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Deputies have arrested a man they say set fire to an Augusta bar in May.

Tavaris Young, 32, was wanted for first degree arson after he reportedly setting fire to the Ikonz Sports Bar at 1515 North Leg Road.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened on May 21.

Surveillance footage released by the Sheriff’s Office appears to show Young pouring fuel onto a blaze outside of the business.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080, or (706) 821-1027.

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