Police arrest serial arsonist

Prague police have arrested a 22-year-old serial arsonist who has so far confessed to 51 fires. At least 25 of the acts, which caused more than 2.5 million in damages, have been certified by the police. The man set the fires primarily around the Prague district of Jižní město and “specialised” in parked cars, according to Prague Police Chief Martin Vondrášek. He has been placed in psychiatric care to avoid hurting others. He was caught while in the midst of an attack, heavily intoxicated. Police suspect he may have been responsible for 80 to 100 fires.