Arsonist jailed for taking revenge on ex-girlfriend by setting her block of ...

Arsonist is jailed for 12 years for taking revenge on his ex-girlfriend by setting fire to her block of flats then messaging her: 'You got what was coming' Jack Robinson, 25, has been jailed for 12 years for arson and criminal damage He was taking revenge on his ex-girlfriend by setting fire to her block of flats  He admitted to arson, criminal damage and threatening to destroy property  CCTV shows him empty a jerry can full of petrol at the entrance and light it up  After the attack Robinson messaged her: 'You got what was coming'

By Alisha Buaya For Mailonline

Published: 16:33 BST, 5 July 2019 | Updated: 16:58 BST, 5 July 2019

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Jack Robinson, 25 (pictured), has been jailed for 12 years after taking revenge on his ex-girlfriend by setting fire to her block of flats

Jack Robinson, 25 (pictured), has been jailed for 12 years after taking revenge on his ex-girlfriend by setting fire to her block of flats

Dramatic video shows the moment a man took revenge on his ex-girlfriend by setting fire to the block of flats where she lived.

Jack Robinson emptied a can of petrol at the entrance of the building and then running away after starting a massive blaze.

The 25-year-old's bid failed when the fire went out by itself but he is now serving 12 years in jail for arson and criminal damage.

He messaged his ex-girlfriend after the attack saying: 'You got what was coming.'

Robinson plead guilty at Chester Crown Court to committing arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered, criminal damage and one count of threatening to damage or destroy property.

Robinson from Sandbach, Cheshire, was assisted by his current girlfriend Kayleigh Woods, 26, who said she did it out of 'fear and love for him.'

CCTV shows him emptying a can of petrol at the entrance and then running away after starting a massive blaze

CCTV shows him emptying a can of petrol at the entrance and then running away after starting a massive blaze

Woods plead guilty to one count of assisting an offender and has been

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