PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - A Pine Bluff woman was arrested on Friday for arson.
Around 2:45 p.m., officers responded to a duplex at 4904 W. 9th Ave in Pine Bluff. Two women were detained for questioning, and one was later arrested.
23-year-old Jaresha Battles was reportedly angry with a boyfriend, and set the duplex on fire while he was at work.
According to police, Battles was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County jail for arson. She will be in court next week.
The fire was extinguished by Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services without any reported injuries. The monetary damage to the residence has not been determined at this time. The investigation is continuing through the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division.
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