Suspect in San Antonio arson arrested in Laredo
A Laredo man wanted by authorities for allegedly setting his girlfriend's home on fire in San Antonio is arrested here in the Gateway City.
Local police were working on a tip the man may be headed to Laredo to flee from his crime.
Authorities in San Antonio say 35-year-old Pedro Jimenez set his girlfriend's home on fire with gasoline this morning, while she and her 13-year-old son were inside.
Luckily they managed to make it out unharmed.
Police tell Pro 8 News Jimenez is a registered sex offender.
He's now arrested and charged with arson.