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Arsonist accidentally lights himself on fire with a Molotov cocktail

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Arsonist accidentally lights himself on fire with a Molotov cocktail

Police are now requesting anyone who has leads on the people to come forward and identify them.

The Madisonville Police Department released the video which shows a man emerge from a van with what appears to be a Molotov cocktail.

An arsonist targeting a new barbershop in Kentucky ended up setting himself on fire in the process as surveillance video captured the entire incident. Officers found broken glass at the back door.

The video shows two suspects, a man and a woman, outside of the building in a white Ford minivan. The driver goes back to the van and pulls out another item, which appears to be a bottle containing a liquid and tosses it at the building.

The man and woman then flee the scene in the minivan.

A second camera captures the man frantically running around the business and throwing himself into a grassy area next to the building, then kicking off his burning shoe.

He grabs another Molotov, lights it, and throws it against the building.

Madisonville police say for anyone with information to call Det.

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