Man who tried to set rabbit on fire in Albany headed to prison

October 05, 2018 06:39 PM

ALBANY - A man who poured gasoline on a caged rabbit in Albany and then tried to torch the home where it was is heading to prison.

Marcus Rios, 25, received 12 ½ years in prison and five years post-release supervision.

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It happened on Providence Street in July 2017.

The rabbit received minor injuries but wasn't burned. A family inside was able to get out safely.


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