Double Arson in Taylorville

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TAYLORVILLE IL – Police need your help finding a man who allegedly tried to burn down his ex-girlfriends home, while her family was still inside.

38 year old, Christopher A. Harwood is a suspect in the crime, and police have a warrant out for his arrest.

Detectives say he may have set two fires to the home in the eight hundred block of West Vanderveer Street. An 86 year old woman lived there with her two granddaughters, and they were not injured by either of the fires. The family says their cat died in the fire.

If you have information on Harwood's whereabouts you are asked to call Christian County Crimestoppers at 8249100

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