Charges pending in DePaul, Roosevelt universities fires

Friday, April 3, 2015

CHICAGO -- A man is in custody in connection with a string of fires set at Roosevelt and DePaul universities in Chicago.

Arson charges are pending, Chicago Police Department officials said.

The fires were set in trash receptacles at Roosevelt University Loop campus on Wednesday, April 2, 2015, around 4:50 p.m. and at DePaul University Lincoln Park campus on Thursday, April 3, 2015, around 11:50 a.m.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Chicago police at 312-746-7618.