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Police: Man doused girlfriend in lighter fluid

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Christopher Allen (Source: LMDC) Christopher Allen (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man allegedly doused his girlfriend with lighter fluid during a domestic dispute in the Algonquin neighborhood.

According to a police report, the victim stated her boyfriend, Christopher Allen, confronted her on June 20 concerning a credit card and strangled her.

The victim stated Allen then assaulted her, threw lighter fluid on her and threw a cigarette toward her and asked her, "do you want to be burnt from head down or waist down?" The victim said she was able to run upstairs and as Allen left the home he yelled, "if you testify against me...I'll kill you."

Allen was taken into custody. He is charged with wanton endangerment, tampering with witness and violation of a Kentucky EPO.

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