Suspect tried to set woman on fire in Minneapolis attempted murder, kidnapping

Police were called to the domestic incident in the early hours of Monday morning.
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Minneapolis police are investigating an attempted kidnapping and attempted murder near the northern border of the city.

According to a police report sent to BMTN, a man tried to set a woman alight during a domestic assault on the 5100 block of North Colfax Avenue at 4:21 a.m. Monday.

No suspects are in custody at this time, with police investigating it as an attempted murder, attempted kidnapping and arson incident.

At this stage, there are few details as to the nature of the relationship between the attacker and the victim, nor are any details available on injuries sustained by the victim.

The attack happened in the Lind-Bohanon neighborhood, near the border with Brooklyn Center.

The 5100 block of Colfax Avenue North is just north of the Jenny Lind Elementary School and Bohanon Park.

This story will be updated if and when more information emerges.

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