In Riverside County, a woman was set on fire, the suspect remains at large

Beaumont Police are looking for a man who allegedly set a woman on fire in Riverside County on Friday.

According to the Beaumont Police Department, the suspect, Nicholas Norman, 38, of Beaumont, is wanted for attempted murder.

Officers were contacted by a woman who claimed Norman doused her friend with lighter fluid and set fire to her.



Following the attack, the victim was taken to another home in the 36000 block of Olea Court, according to authorities.

Police were called to the house at 7:43 a.m. When they arrived, they discovered the victim with severe burns covering more than 30% of her body.

According to police, she was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives executed a search warrant in the 600 block of Palo Alto Avenue, where they say evidence related to the woman's attack was discovered.

Norman is still at large and is wanted for attempted murder, mayhem, arson, and torture.

The case is still being investigated. Call Cpl. Chapparosa at 951-769-8500 if you have any information. Anonymous tips should be sent to

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