St. Cloud Police: Man sets adult entertainment store on fire

- One man is in custody after allegedly pouring gasoline and setting an adult entertainment store on fire in St. Cloud, according to St. Cloud police.

Around 12:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a suspicious person at Pure Pleasure, which is on the 600 block of Highway 10 South.

Police learned a man, later identified as 32-year-old Cody Alexander Mann, went inside the store, started pouring gasoline and set the store ablaze. The store employee, who was working at the time, managed to escape unharmed and contact police.

Firefighters put out the fire, which police say was contained to the inside of the store. Officials say the damage is estimated at $380,000 total. The majority of the damage was to the furniture and store inventory. The building itself suffered about $55,000 worth of damage.

Police found Mann nearby and arrested him. He is in custody at Benton County Jail on suspicion of first degree arson. Officer are still investigating a motive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Cloud Police Department at (320)251-1200.

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