Man charged with setting girlfriend on fire - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged with setting girlfriend on fire

Javon Hardy (Source: SCSO) Javon Hardy (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man has been arrested after he was accused of setting his girlfriend on fire.

On March 15, a woman told police that her boyfriend set her back on fire.

The victim said 31-year-old Javon Hardy threw rubbing alcohol on her back during an argument and flicked a cigarette lighter, setting her on fire.

Hardy drove the victim to the hospital and then left the scene.

The victim had severe burns on her back as a result.

Hardy was arrested and is charged with aggravated assault.

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