OKC woman tries to light boyfriend on fire

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- A violent domestic assault lands one woman behind bars. Oklahoma City police say the suspect tried to set her boyfriend on fire.

Police don't know the motive for the fiery attack but the victim escaped without injury. Armed with a pair of scissors, lighter fluid and a lit match, a 32-year-old woman attacked her boyfriend inside a home on NW 7th.

The victim sprayed with butane escaped by hiding in a back bedroom.

"He basically found another room to protect himself from her until police could arrive," said Oklahoma City police MSgt. Gary Knight.

During the attack the suspect, Chrissy Johnson, allegedly cut herself on the arm and ran next door to a neighbor.

"She said that her friend had stabbed her," said neighbor Laura Cloyd.

"The homeowner of the other residence said the female was bleeding and had been cut. It seems this was a self inflected wound," said Knight.

According to the police report, the victim told police the suspect "has a drug problem and when she came home tonight he knew she had been using."

In the end, while Johnson didn't succeed in setting the victim ablaze, officers still arrested her for arson and assault.

"She was in the process of trying to light him on fire.  That's what drew the charge," said Knight.

The suspect has bonded out of the Oklahoma County jail. She works at a gentleman's club in Valley Brook called Fancy's and does have a history of drug related crimes.

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