Man set on fire in Manhattan


MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – A man is recovering after being set on fire during a fight in the 1500 block of Pihper Lane in Manhattan.

It happened shortly before four this morning. Thirty-one year-old Christopher Christoffersen was arrested for aggravated battery and aggravated arson. He allegedly doused 43-year-old Christopher Robinson with a small amount of flammable liquid. Police say it was ignited and caused minor injuries to Robinson. He did not require medical care.

Christoffersen was later released on a $15,000.00 bond.

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