Teen girl charged with attempted murder after man doused in petrol and set alight

A young woman has been charged with attempted murder after dousing an 18-year-old man in petrol before setting him alight at Cherbourg, Queensland on the weekend.

Police said that around 9.00pm on Saturday, the 17-year-old allegedly poured petrol on the man and used a lighter to ignite the flames.

The man suffered severe burns to his head and face and was airlifted to the Toowoomba Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.


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The young woman was today charged with attempted murder and is due to appear in the Kingaroy Magistrates Court.

 

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