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Two accused of pouring gasoline in residence, then trying to ignite it

The pair were also charged with assault with a weapon after an altercation ensued
James Hopkin/SooToday

Two people have been arrested for assault with a weapon after an incident that took place yesterday, Sault Ste. Marie Police said in a release issued today. 

Police say they responded to a call yesterday after the two accused allegedly entered a residence in the 0-100 block of Manila Terrace, poured what is believed to be gasoline inside the residence and attempted to ignite it. 

At this time, residents forced the two out of the residence, which caused an altercation.

The two accused left the area before officers arrived, and were located later in the 300 block of Sussex Road.

As a result, Christina Landriault, 24 and Dallas Solomon, 26, were arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.

During the altercation it is alleged that Solomon threatened the victims and swung a bat in their direction. It is also alleged Landriault was in an altercation with another victim and the victim suffered a cut to their hand.

As a result, Solomon was also charged with arson, break and enter and uttering threats, and Landriault faces additional charges of arson, break and enter and breach of probation.

Both of the accused were held for bail court.