Man set on fire during robbery in Milwaukee

Police believe the victim knew his attackers
Posted at 11:30 AM, Sep 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-18 12:46:09-04
MILWAUKEE -- A man was set on fire during a robbery Saturday night.

The incident happened at approximately 8:45 p.m. near 53rd and Center streets. 

Milwaukee police said the robbery appears to be drug-related and that the victim, a 36-year-old man, was intentionally set on fire by people he knew.

The victim was taken to the hospital with significant burn injuries.

There are no suspects in custody.