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SIOUX CITY MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON & ASSAULT

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A SIOUX CITY MAN IS IN CUSTODY ON MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER POLICE SAY HE ALLEGEDLY THREATENED TO KILL HIS GIRLFRIEND AND BURN THEIR HOME DOWN.

39 YEAR OLD KARL FRANCIS LYONS IS CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE ARSON, FELONY DOMESTIC ASSAULT, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF AND PUBLIC INTOXICATION.

POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE WEST 3RD STREET HOME AROUND 4PM WEDNESDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY FOUND A BURNT PAPER BAG IN THE LIVING ROOM AND A HOUSE WITH A TORN APART INTERIOR.

LYONS ALLEGEDLY THREW OBJECTS AT THE FEMALE VICTIM INCLUDING A LARGE METAL THERMOS.

LYONS IS BEING HELD IN THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL ON $2300 BOND.