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Albion man charged with arson, assault after allegedly setting man on fire

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Frank Carter

ALBION – An Albion man allegedly poured a flammable liquid on a victim who was sleeping in a bed this morning and then ignited the liquid, causing burns to victim’s hands and feet, Albion Police Chief Roland Nenni said.

Frank G. Carter II, 50, of 431 West State St., Lot 17 has been charged with attempted arson in the second degree (B Felony), assault in the second degree (D Felony), and reckless endangerment of property (B Misdemeanor). He was arraigned in Albion Town Court and has been jailed on $25,000 bail.

Albion police officers were dispatched at 5:05 a.m. to 431 West State St., Lot 17.
Officers arrived on scene and encountered Carter in the street holding a knife, Nenni said.

Carter was taken into custody. Albion police officers units then located the victim, an adult male, who resides with Carter. The victim had burns to his hands and feet and was transported to Medina Memorial Hospital by COVA ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

Carter is to return to Town Court on Jan. 6 at 9 a.m.