Milwaukee police: Man intentionally set on fire during robbery

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating an apparent drug-related robbery that happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. near 53rd and Clarke on Saturday, September 17th.

Police say the preliminary investigation reveals the victim, a 36-year-old Milwaukee man, was intentionally set on fire by suspects during the robbery. There is some indication the victim knew or was acquainted with the suspects.

Officials say the victim suffered significant burn injuries. He is being treated at a hospital.

Police personnel are seeking suspects in regards to this incident.

Monitor FOX6 News and for updates on this developing story.

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  • confused

    ooooooops! What is wrong with people in this city? Lighting people on fire, leaving babies in cars, shootings, stabbings, looting, arson, hot and run deaths, every day it’s something new and awful.