- Associated Press - Thursday, June 2, 2016

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are looking for a man accused of setting his ex-girlfriend on fire.

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that Mervin Woodard doused his ex-girlfriend with gasoline on Wednesday and set her on fire.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital. Her condition was not immediately known.

Authorities say Woodard also stole the woman’s car.

Officials say Woodard is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Fugitive Squad at 770-477-4479.


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