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Police: Homeless Man Responsible For Series Of Clayton Fires

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CLAYTON, N.C. — Clayton police say a suspected homeless man may be behind a string of fires at a mobile home park.

Authorities are looking for 25-year-old Armando Hernandez Mendoza. Police believe Mendoza set fire to two vacant trailers and the office at the Alta mobile home park in February.

The fires at Alta came a few weeks after a string of fires at

Clayton businesses

. Police do not believe the cases are related.

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