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Man Charged with Attempting to Light Woman on Fire

An Endicott man is facing charges for attempting to light a woman on fire.

Village police responded to a home on East Main Street after reports a man was pouring gasoline on a female. They say an investigation revealed 54-year-old Mark Geertgens poured gasoline on the victim then flicked a lit cigarette at her. 

The victim did not catch on fire.  Geertgens is now charged with attempted assault, a felony.  He was remanded to the Broome County Jail.


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