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Stolen vehicle found on fire in Bradenton

BRADENTON -- An apparently stolen vehicle was found in flames early Thursday at the River Preserve Condominiums, 2619 River Preserve Court, in Bradenton, according to Bradenton police.

The Bradenton Fire Department inspector ruled the fire, which was reported at 3:23 a.m., as "intentional," according to a news release.

Officers later located the registered owner at her residence in the 2100 block of Fifth Street West. She said she had last seen her vehicle at 1 a.m.

She filed a vehicle theft affidavit, the report states.