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Dumpsters set afire, homeless man arrested

WICHITA — A 56-year-old homeless man was arrested Sunday night in connection with numerous dumpster fires set near Douglas and Seneca, police said.

The man was arrested shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday when he was seen walking away from a dumpster, police said. Fires were set in eight dumpsters in the area, and officers found a lighter and tissue paper in his pockets.

The dumpsters belonged to three different businesses, police records show.

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