Police say Lincoln man set a business on fire

Sharaf Boshara

Lincoln Police say a man who became upset with a business set it on fire Tuesday night.

It happened at around 9 p.m. Tuesday.  Police Captain Chris Peterson says 23-yeasr-old Sharaf Boshara became upset with people inside the business at 1434 N. 27th St. after his wallet had been stolen.

Police say Boshara left the store and walked to a nearby convenience store and bought a gas can, gas, and a lighter.  Witnesses told police Boshara returned to the business, climbed onto the roof, poured the gas and lit it on fire.   The store was evacuated and no one was hurt.

Boshara was arrested for first degree arson.