One arrested after youth center set on fire

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Davenport Police have arrested a man for setting a youth center on fire this morning. 

19-year-old Richard Gatewood of Davenport has been charged. 

Police responded just after 11 at the JB Young Opportunity Center on Main Street.

Police say a small paper bag was set on fire inside the building — which had people inside. 

The complaint says smoke filled the hallway. 
No injuries were reported but the building suffered minor damage.

He’s also facing theft charges from stealing from a gas station where police found him.

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