Suspect in burning of woman arrested

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A man wanted by Tucson Police for allegedly setting a woman on fire in September is under arrest. 51-year old Anthony Lewis was taken into custody on Thursday, October 23, as he tried to cross the U.S./Canadian border near Bellingham, Washington.

Lewis is facing charges of aggravated assault for allegedly setting a 44-year old female acquaintance on fire at her home on September 22. Police say the victim suffered life-threatening burns on the upper part of her body as a result of the attack.