Man arrested after attempted arson at Federal Reserve Building

ATLANTA — Federal authorities are investigating after they said a man set a fire outside of the entrance to the Federal Reserve Bank on Tuesday morning.

Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes was at the scene, where police told her a man dressed in a mechanic suit walked up to a door around 9 a.m. with two gas cans and set a fire.

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Officers were able to use surveillance cameras on one building to see what the man did and track him down.

Investigators from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Atlanta Fire Rescue were on the scene. Homeland Security also responded because it is federal property.

The suspect, later identified as Christopher Glaze, is in custody. Police have not released any possible motive. Police said he had the gas cans on him, some loose ammunition and a pair of handcuffs.

NewsChopper2 was over the scene, where there appeared to be a gas can outside the front entrance of the building.