Four people set on fire during assault in North Denver

fire“…two black males knocked on an apartment door and when a woman answered, she was sprayed with some type of liquid from a lawn and garden sprayer.  The woman was then set afire when the men threw a match or lighter on her.

Lopez said the initial report of a small propane torch being used was incorrect.

Three others — two men and a second woman — inside the apartment were also sprayed and set afire, but suffered only minor burns, she said.

Lopez said the woman who answered the door was the most seriously burned and she was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

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Police do not have a motive for the attacks but they called the incident ‘highly unusual and extremely scary.’

Police were trying to get better descriptions of the suspects.

Police are also investigating an earlier robbery with flammable liquid used at a…”




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