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Sydney man charged with attempted murder after he allegdly tried to set her on fire

Sydney man charged with attempted murder after he ‘doused woman in fuel and tried to set her on fire’

  • Man charged with attempted murder after allegedly tried to set woman on fire
  •  Police will allege the Sydney man became physically aggressive toward woman
  • He then allegedly doused her in fuel and attempted to light the woman on fire


A Sydney man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shoving a woman before dousing her in fuel and trying to set her alight.

Emergency services were called to a home in Carramar on Friday afternoon, after a domestic violence incident was reported.

Police will allege a man became physically aggressive toward a woman, pushing her head against a cupboard, before pouring a flammable liquid over her body and clothing.

A Sydney man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shoving a woman before dousing her in fuel and trying to set her alight

He then attempted to light the woman on fire, they say, but was unsuccessful.

The woman cried out to neighbours for help, before the man fled the scene in a vehicle.

She was taken to hospital for treatment and assessment, as specialist police forensically examined a crime scene at the home.

A 46-year-old man was arrested at Fairfield Police Station about 10pm on Friday, and charged with attempt murder, causing grievous bodily harm to person with intent and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

He was also charged with contravening an AVO restriction.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

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