Anorak News | Police Set Fire To Man With Taser

Police Set Fire To Man With Taser

by | 21st, July 2009

TO the desert community of Warburton, Western Australia, where Ronald Mitchell, 36, an alleged petrol-sniffer, is Tasered by police and duly bursts into flames.

Mitchell is now critical in a hospital.

Police say the got a call to a house. Upon arrival, Mitchell rushed at them sporting a cigarette lighter and a plastic bottle, which they now believe to have contained petrol.

Mitchell refused to stop. Fearing they were about to be attacked by a man armed with a deadly cigarette lighter, the trained police unloaded a few thousand volts of safe electricity into their target.

At which point Mitchell burst into flames, further endangering the attending officers.

Mr Mitchell is, incidentally, an Aborigine.

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