YORK — Police arrested a 40-year-old man who spread gasoline around his house and threatened to set it on fire in a dispute with his girlfriend.

Walter Chase of Norton Avenue Extension was charged with domestic violence, attempted arson and reckless conduct after the incident, which occurred about 10 p.m. Thursday.

Police allege that Chase spread the gasoline in his living room and kitchen and threatened to ignite it.

No one was hurt in the incident, York police said, and the state Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating.

Chase was being held at York County Jail. Bail was set at $10,000 cash.


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