NBC Miami– A man was arrested for drenching his son’s mother in gasoline, setting her ablaze and then chasing her with a long knife at a gas station Monday, Boynton Beach Police said.
Roosevelt Mondesire, 52, faces a charge of attempted first-degree murder for the attack on the 34-year-old woman, according to the probable cause affidavit.
Police said they responded to a 7-Eleven at 7088 Lawrence Road and found the woman with severe burns to her face and body, the affidavit said. Parts of her shirt were still on fire on the ground.
Surveillance video shows the woman running into the convience store, screaming as she tries to shut the front door. A man pulls her out of the store. Moments later she runs by outside ablaze.
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