Report: Man threatens to set woman on fire

September 30, 2020–11:36 a.m.


A 47-year old Rome man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with aggravated assault.

According to the warrant, Billy Shane Knight of a Brownlow Drive address held a gas can filled with gasoline over the victim and stated that he was going to burn her up.

Knight also allegedly pulled the victim to the floor and choked her.

The alleged incidents occurred back on July 28.

Knight was also charged with terroristic threats and acts as well as a probation violation.

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