BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — UPDATE: Cortland Renford will stay in jail until at least next Thursday according to his attorney.

ORIGINAL: The 20-year-old man charged with throwing a lit object into City Hall during protests in Buffalo has been ordered to be released into home confinement.

The incident happened near the end of May. Courtland Renford was arrested two days later.

He was charged with arson and criminal mischief, as well as destroying and attempting to destroy a building used in interstate commerce.

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Renford is a previously convicted felon.

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