Teenager facing arson, burglary, and assault charges after suspicious fire

By: Daniella Rivera Email
By: Daniella Rivera Email

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- We've learned the identity of the suspect taken into custody after a home invasion and suspicious fire Sunday. A teenager is now facing charges of arson, burglary, and assault of a public servant.

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office arrested 18 year old Michael Lyle Ingram Sunday afternoon, now he faces charges of arson, burglary of a habitation, aggravated assault of a public servant, criminal trespassing, evading, and resisting.

Authorities believe Ingram broke into a woman's home on Pleasant Home just outside of Sherman, and set it on fire.

The woman was in the home at the time and was able to escape.

The Grayson County Fire Marshal and the State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause and origin of the suspicious fire.

Ingram's bond is set at $246,000. Officials say they're confident Ingram set the home on fire, but do not yet know what his motive was.

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