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A Torrington man who authorities say targeted at least four Connecticut EMS agencies with Molotov cocktails has been arrested in Pennsylvania, police said.

Richard White, 37, was arrested shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday after police obtained a warrant on third-degree arson and burglary charges.

Old Saybrook Police Chief Michael Spera said White threw a Molotov cocktail on the ground at an ambulance facility in Meriden on Saturday, then drove to Old Saybrook and threw a Molotov cocktail at an ambulance facility there. Police said White also set two fires at ambulance facility and nearby home in Roxbury.

There were no reports of injuries from the attacks.

White was expected to be extradited to Connecticut. 

White is an EMT for the state of Connecticut.  

State Police say there was an “intentionally set fire” to a home on Chalybes Road just after 6 p.m. CSP believes someone at the Roxbury home was connected to the suspect and was targeted. Old Saybrook Chief Spera told WTNH-TV they believe the residence was White’s childhood home.

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