Alleged thief set on fire in Newark

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News 12 Interactive (2/17/13)

NEWARK - Three men were arrested in Newark yesterday after police say one was caught breaking into a truck and the others set him on fire.

According to police, two suspects caught a third suspect allegedly breaking into a truck on Osborne Terrace yesterday. They allegedly sprayed him with an accelerant and set him on fire.

The victim was taken to University Hospital with second-degree burns and was charged. His two attackers have been charged with aggravated arson.

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