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Woman Accused of Setting Ex-Boyfriend's Car on Fire

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    Woman Accused of Setting Ex-Boyfriend's Car on Fire
    New Haven Police Department

     New Haven police have arrested a woman accused of setting her ex-boyfriend’s car on fire.

    Police say they responded to 348 Howard Avenue around 8:39 p.m. on Saturday after the victim reported seeing his ex-girlfriend in his backyard and his parked car on fire.

    A witness at the scene confirmed to police that a woman was hiding in the area before the car started burning. Police say there is a history of domestic violence complaints from the couple, and that the victim had a protective order in place.

    The ex-girlfriend, identified as Andrea C. Edwards, 34, was arrested and charged with arson, reckless burning, reckless endangerment, risk of injury to a minor, vandalism, criminal mischief, criminal trespassing and violating a protective order.

    The Arson Unit is investigating.

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