Man arrested after trying to cause home explosion

Greeley police have arrested a man who tried to set a home on fire. 45-year-old Anthony Griego was also wanted on multiple felony charges, including kidnapping and sexual assault. Police tracked him to a home on 7th Avenue, where a relative came out and told police Griego was inside trying to cause an explosion using the stove and gas lines. Police say minutes later they saw smoke coming out of the house and within 20 minutes, Griego himself came out and surrendered. Police and firefighters say they found evidence of attempted arson inside the home.

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