Man allegedly sprayed woman with lighter fluid

Friday, May 30, 2014
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— A man sprayed his girlfriend with lighter fluid, then chased her with a lighter early Friday, authorities said. The woman was uninjured.

Cornell F. Moore, 41, address unavailable, was charged with misdemeanor menacing, reckless endangerment and obstruction of breathing. He also faces felony drug counts.

Moore is accused of spraying the woman at about 2 a.m. at a Victory Avenue address. He is also accused of grabbing her by the throat and squeezing, according to papers filed in court.

Moore was soon arrested at the corner of Victory Avenue and Catherine Street. He was found to have cocaine on him, according to papers.

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