Naked man pours 17 gallons of gas on himself, tries to light self on fire, police say

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Police - Naked Man Pours Gas on Himself, Tries to Light Self on Fire

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Police in New Jersey say a man tried to light himself on fire at a gas station.

Scott Kuzma, chief law enforcement officer of the Woodbridge Police Department, told NJ.com that 35-year-old Michael Green poured 17 gallons of gas on himself at a Shell station in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The incident happened Friday afternoon.

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Kuzma said Green tried to use a lighter to ignite the fuel, but it wouldn't catch fire. Police took Green, who lives in Ridgeville, Ohio, to a hospital for evaluation, NJ.com reported.

Police charged Green with risking widespread injury or damage.

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