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Police: Husband poured gas on wife, threatened to ignite her

Man arrested in Juneau County

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police said they've arrested a Madison man in Juneau County after a Thursday evening domestic incident.

The man's wife told police her husband struck her with a board, poured gasoline on her, and threatened to light her on fire at a storage locker on Cherokee Circle. She said they then returned to their Cherokee Circle home where there was a physical struggle outside their home. Neighbors came to her aid and she was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The husband and wife are in their 50s.

The husband was arrested on suspicion on first-degree reckless endangerment, false imprisonment, battery and criminal damage to property.

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