Dover Police say a man set a fire in his girlfriend's home after a fight.
It happened Sunday evening in Delaware's capital. Officers were called to the home for a report of domestic incident, police said Thursday in a news release.
Authorities said there was a fire in the kitchen and a man was seen walking away. Police said the man had argued with his girlfriend, choked her, disabled her car and broke her phone.
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Investigators said the girlfriend fled with her two children to a nearby CVS store and called 911.
Thirty-five-year-old Keith Scott was arrested and charged with arson, strangulation and other offenses.
The American Red Cross provided shelter to the woman and her children.