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Man charged after trying set woman on fire

AAP logoAAP 12/11/2016

A Central Coast man is accused of pouring petrol over a woman and trying to set her on fire during a domestic dispute.

The 55-year-old man was arrested on Saturday night at a Budgewoi property after the 48-year-old woman was able to call triple zero.

The woman remains in a stable condition in hospital while the man has been refused bail and will appear in the Wyong Local Court on Sunday charged with burn or maim with a dangerous fluid.

National domestic violence helpline: 1800 737 732 or 1800RESPECT. In an emergency call triple-zero.

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