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Police: Man doused victim in lighter fluid before putting him in bushes

Cirilo Balderas (Source: Hill County Jail) Cirilo Balderas (Source: Hill County Jail)
WHITNEY, TX (KXXV) -

Whitney police have arrested a man after they say he reportedly doused a victim in lighter fluid before putting him in the bushes.

Police say the incident happened around June 3. It was reported 22-year-old Cirilo Joe Balderas also kicked and punched the victim before putting him in the bushes in the 800 block of E. Davis Street.

The victim was taken to the Hill Regional Hospital for his injuries.

On Wednesday, Balderas was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 

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