Florida woman attacked, set on fire at 7-11

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By Haley Coomes

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Police in South Florida have released surveillance video of a gas station attack.

It left a burning mother screaming for help. This was Monday morning at a 7-11 in Boynton Beach. 

The woman tried holding the doors of the store shut to keep a guy out.

Police say the 59-year-old attacker is the father of the victim's 4-year-old son. Investigators say the man set her on fire and took off.

The woman was taken to a hospital and the guy was arrested. He now faces an attempted first-degree murder charge.  

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