Authorities ID man who set fire to aisle in San Leandro Walmart

Oakland resident Antwan Johnson, 40, has been accused of setting Halloween costumes on fire inside a San Leandro Walmart, Oct. 13, 2015. (KGO-TV )

San Leandro police say a man from Oakland, 40-year-old Antwan Johnson, faces charges in connection with an incident of arson at an East Bay Walmart.

Investigators say he doused lighter fluid in the Halloween aisle of a Walmart in San Leandro Tuesday and set it on fire.

Store employees held Johnson until police arrived. He was treated for smoke inhalation. Johnson is expected in court tomorrow.

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