Columbia County man charged with kidnapping, arson

July 23, 2019 07:50 PM

A man from Ancram in Columbia County is charged with kidnapping and arson.

State police say Henry Harasymczuk broke into someone's house and forced that person to drive him to where a camper was parked.


According to police, Harasymczuk set the camper on fire while the driver got away. He also allegedly set a barn on fire at 93 County Route 3.

He was spotted coming out of the nearby woods without any clothing on and was taken into custody.


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