A Rochester man is charged with arson, robbery, and grand larceny, after officials say he stole a car and then set it on fire.
24-year-old Alimuubarak Akalid Foster was arrested on Tuesday. Investigators say that on January 7th, Foster stole another person's car out of a parking lot on Andrews Street, drove the car to Genesee Valley Park, and then set the car on fire.
Rochester Fire Department responded around 3:30 a.m., but the car was already fully engulfed by the time they got there. The car was declared a total loss.
Foster is charged with third-degree arson, second-degree robbery and fourth-degree grand larceny. All the charges are felonies.
He is currently in the Monroe County Jail awaiting arraignment.
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