Man arrested in Alabama for West Haven arson

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man wanted for allegedly starting a house fire in West Haven is now behind bars.

21-year-old Tyrese Perry was arrested in Alabama on Wednesday morning.

Police say he started a fire on Center Street back in July.

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Firefighters had to rescue a woman from the home.

Officials say Perry was also wanted in New Haven for an unrelated robbery.

It is not clear when he will be brought back to Connecticut.