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Woman accused of setting man on fire in North County

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Williene Collins, 31, is charged with first degree assault. She allegedly set a man on fire in north St. Louis County Williene Collins, 31, is charged with first degree assault. She allegedly set a man on fire in north St. Louis County

(KMOV.com) – A woman is facing charges for allegedly setting a man on fire in north St. Louis County.

Williene Collins, 31, is charged with first degree assault.  According to police, a 51-year-old man was in the 6200 block of Page to get his car repaired when Collins allegedly approached him and asked for money.

When the man refused to hand over any cash, Collins allegedly grabbed a nearby gas can, poured gas on the man and then set him on fire.  The man suffered severe burns to his back and torso before extinguishing the fire. He was taken to a local hospital.

Authorities later arrested Collins, who is being held on a $100,000 cash only bond.

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