1 arrested after Fairfield Twp. woman allegedly set on fire

Police, fire investigations ongoing.

A 50-year-old Fairfield Twp. woman is on a ventilator and in critical condition after she was reportedly set on fire before jumping out a second-story window of her Arroyo Ridge Court home.

Police announced Thursday evening they arrested Robbi Davon Robinson Jr., 23, described as the son of the victim’s significant other who lives in the home. Robinson was taken to the Butler County Jail and faces preliminary charges of aggravated arson and felonious assault, police said.

Fairfield Twp. Fire Chief Timothy Thomas said his crews were called to the scene at 10:26 a.m. by a neighbor “for a female on fire in the backyard” who possibly dropped from a second-story window while on she was fire.

“Upon arrival, we did find a victim in the backyard suffering significant injuries; that subject has been transported,” Thomas said.

The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken via a UC Health Air Care after the medical helicopter landed around 11 a.m. at Princeton Road.

Police and fire investigations are still ongoing. It’s not yet known how or why the victim was set on fire.

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