Memphis man accused of setting mask on fire, stuffing it in ex’s gas tank

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was charged with arson after police say he set fire to a car belonging to the mother of his child.

The woman was sleeping at a home in Orange Mound when police say James Taylor set fire to a surgical mask and stuffed it into the gas tank. He then sent her multiple text messages with one stating that her vehicle wasn’t going anywhere.

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Taylor was arrested on the scene and charged with arson.

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