HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Houston police are looking for a 60-year-old man who is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire, seriously injuring her.
Investigators say that Harold Lynn Celestine got into an argument with his girlfriend, Lasheak Wilborn, around 7:00 a.m. on Saturday as they visited another person’s home.READ MORE: State Sen. Bryan Hughes Defends Texas Abortion Law He Authored As Legal Challenges Mount
Police allege that during their fight, Celestine set Wilborn on fire.
The person they were visiting, Robbie Hollingsworth, helped Wilborn and put out the fire.
Wilborn, 40, was severely burned while Hollingsworth, 56, suffered a minor burn to his shoulder.READ MORE: Young Woman Who Helped North Texas Police Bring Down Drug Ring Shares Story
Wilborn remained hospitalized Monday in critical condition, according to police.
Celestine, who fled the scene, is believed to be driving a gold 2005 Honda Accord, police said.
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