Posted: 14 November, 2016

Budgewoi Man in Court after Dousing Woman in Petrol

A Budgewoi man remains in custody and is due to reappear in Wyong Local Court today, after being refused bail yesterday.

Police allege the 55 year old poured petrol over a woman on the weekend and attempted to set her alight in a domestic incident.

The incident occured at about 11pm on Saturday, with the 48 year old victim managing to call 000.

It's understood she is recovering in hospital and is believed to be in a stable condition.

The alleged offender is due to front Court via video link.

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