BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A suspect police say spilled gasoline inside Baltimore’s World Trade Center over the weekend now faces attempted arson charges.
Police say 58-year-old William McGraw entered the building’s basement along East Pratt Street at the Inner Harbor. He’s accused of tipping over several gallons of gasoline that was already inside the building to be used for backup generators.READ MORE: UPDATE: Barricade Situation In Prince George's County Resolved Safely
Authorities responded to the scene around 7:30 p.m. after smoke detectors detected gas vapors. There was no fire.
McGraw faces a slew of charges, including attempted first and second degree arson.READ MORE: Surveillance Video Shows Response After Four Children Shot In East Baltimore; Governor Criticizes Justice System As ‘Broken’ Amid Spike In Violence
There was no damage to the building. No injuries were reported.
McGraw is not an employee at the World Trade Center.MORE NEWS: For The Third Day In A Row, Some Baltimore City Schools Were Forced To Dismiss Early Due To Lack Of Air Conditioning
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