Disgruntled son suspected of setting fire to parents' home - New York News

Disgruntled son suspected of setting fire to parents' home

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA -

Atlanta police are searching for a man accused of setting fire to his parents' home on Greystone Road in northwest Atlanta early Tuesday morning.

Officers say the son -- whose name has not been made public – was upset when he left the home in the 1800 block of Greystone Road and later returned. It was then that, police say, he kicked in the front door and set fire to his parents' home.

Atlanta fire officials quickly put out the fire, saying that the rear of the house, including the kitchen and back door, sustained quite a bit of fire-related damage. Battalion Chief Stephen Hill would not comment on exactly how the fire was started.

FOX 5 News learned that the man's father cut his hand during a struggle and was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital for medical attention.

Police say the son will face several charges once he's apprehended.   They have not released a description of him.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Baby found in teen's shopping bag called homicide

    Baby found in teen's shopping bag called homicide

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:47:23 GMT
    The New York City medical examiner has ruled that the death of a baby found in a teenager's shopping bag was a homicide.
    The New York City medical examiner has ruled that the death of a baby found in a teenager's shopping bag was a homicide.
  • Chelsea Clinton: I might run for office

    Chelsea Clinton: I might run for office

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:36:50 GMT
    Chelsea Clinton says she might run for office someday - if she becomes dissatisfied with the job her elected representatives are doing.
    Chelsea Clinton says she might run for office someday - if she becomes dissatisfied with the job her elected representatives are doing.
  • NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 teens

    NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 children

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:25:35 GMT
    A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
    A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices