TBI: Man wanted for setting fire to home with ex-girlfriend, children inside captured in Mississippi

Posted at 5:29 AM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 06:29:29-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man who was wanted for setting a home on fire with his ex-girlfriend and her young children inside has been taken into custody.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Roosevelt Robinson IV was captured in Biloxi, Mississippi early Saturday morning.

Robinson IV was wanted by Smyrna Police for setting the fire to a home back on July 19.

The woman and her children were not hurt in the incident.

The garage of the home was damaged.

Robinson IV wasinitially wanted on charges of four counts of attempted criminal homicide and aggravate arson.

No word on if any additional charges will be filed.