ST. CLOUD, Minn. – A St. Cloud woman is in jail after police say she tried to set her boyfriend on fire using a lighter and air freshener.
Investigators say the 49-year-old woman is accused of pouring fingernail polish remover on the victim and the blanket covering him, then trying to light him on fire.
The victim was able to take the air freshener from the woman. Police say she then hit him on the back of the head and bit him several times. As the man tried to call police, the woman allegedly ripped the phone cord out of the wall.
The woman is in the Stearns County Jail on suspicion of domestic assault and interfering with a 911 call.