Two Halifax men already behind bars are facing new chargesrelating to suspicious fires last fall.

James Melvin Jr., 25, and Andrew Jason Hudder, 20, have been charged in connection with several fires in Halifax and Dartmouth last September and October.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a third man, Cory Patrick Melvin, 21, also of Halifax.

Halifax police said Melvin Jr. and Hudder have also been charged with conspiracy to committ robbery and with break, enter and theft in another incident in Halifax last October.