Watch CBS News

Florida Man Accused Of Trying To Set Baby On Fire In New York

WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) – A man from West Palm Beach is accused of trying to set a child on fire in New York.

Jamie Avery was allegedly found by police attempting to start fires inside an office building.

Detectives say the 28-year-old was one of two suspects found at the scene with a 1-year-old child covered in flammable liquid.

The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Avery is facing several charges, including attempted murder.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.