Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Richmond Man Sought in Arson and Attempted Murder

August 11, 2015

Richmond Police and Fire investigators are seeking information that could lead to the arrest of a Richmond man wanted in connection with a recent arson on Clarkson Road.

Brandon  S. Brown, 22, of the 3200 block of Logandale Avenue, is wanted on charges of arson and attempted murder. He is known to frequent Southwood Apartments on Clarkson Road and South Gate Apartments on Maury Street.

At approximately 8:32 p.m. on August 9, the Richmond Fire Department responded to a fire in the 1400 block of Clarkson Road, and found a fire burning inside an apartment. Officers from the Richmond Police Department responded to assist.

Investigation revealed that Brown reportedly set the fire inside the home after locking a woman inside another room of the apartment. The woman managed to escape the building uninjured.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts this person is asked to call Fire Investigator Andre Roberts at 804-646-6814 or call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
            Brandon S. Brown