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July 16, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Police: Woman pours gasoline on Renton man, sets him on fire

Renton police are looking for a 40-year-old woman who allegedly poured gasoline on a man and set him on fire.

The victim, a 52-year-old Renton man, walked into a 7-Eleven store at South 129th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way South around 8 this morning with serious but not life-threatening burns, according to Renton police. The man is being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Police said the incident occurred at a nearby Renton apartment complex. They say the victim had a “significant relationship” with the suspect, but did not elaborate.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 911 or call Renton police at 425-430-7500. Callers should refer to case number 14-7998.

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