Arson Fail: Man Tries To Torch Barbershop, Sets Himself On Fire, Instead

We just can’t seem to say this enough… it was the best of crimes, it was the worst of crimes…

A Kentucky man is wanted by the police after he accidentally set himself on fire—while he was in the process of trying to torch a local business.  You really can’t make this stuff up!

The incident took place in early-August, according to a report by ABC News. Video surveillance shows a woman walking up to the back window of a barbershop.  She managed to shatter the glass police said, at which point a male accomplice is seen with what authorities say looked to be a Molotov cocktail.

He lit it up and threw it at the building—but not before he managed to spill some of the burning liquid on his shirt. Whoops.

The rest of it goes downhill from there.  Police have, however, said the video later shows him running around with a missing sneaker. He was last seen throwing a flaming sock before hopping back into the getaway vehicle.

The fire-starter, and his accomplices are still at large.

Original article: Suspected Arsonist Accidentally Lights Himself on Fire

image credit: Madisonville Police

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