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Social Media Leads To 3 Arrests In Las Vegas Police Car Fire

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal agents in Las Vegas say video one of the suspects posted on social media of a burning police car helped investigators track down three local men now accused of setting the patrol vehicle on fire during a weekend protest over George Floyd's death.

Prosecutors said Thursday three suspects have been arrested on federal conspiracy and arson charges in connection with the attack shortly after midnight Sunday in downtown Las Vegas.

Police say one of the men arrested Wednesday alleged shot the video posted on social media that showed the other two pouring a flammable liquid into the patrol car and lighting it on fire.