Man set on fire in Lake Worth

Man set on fire in Lake Worth

LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) - A man was set on fire by another man in Lake Worth Tuesday night according to Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera.

Officials said the incident happened at 9 p.m. in an alley located in the 300 block of North Dixie Highway.

Witnesses said someone poured lighter fluid on the victim and set him on fire.

The victim was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center for treatment. The severity of his injuries is unknown.

An active search is now underway for the attacker.

The motive is still unclear at this time.

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