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Boyfriend Still At Large After Woman Set On Fire Inside Upper West Side Apartment

June 13, 2018 - 8:32 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 32-year-old woman is clinging to life after being beaten and set on fire by her boyfriend inside her Manhattan apartment, police said.

This is the second time this has happened in less than a week in the city.

The woman was banging on doors, screaming and begging for help in a hallway on the 8th floor of the Douglass Houses on Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side, 1010 WINS' Al Jones reported. 

Neighbors saw her and said it looked like something out of a horror movie, Jones reported. A neighbor wrapped her in a blanket and put out the flames, Jones reported. 

The woman suffered severe trauma and burns and was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where she remains in critical condition. 

Police are still searching for the woman's 26-year-old boyfriend, identified as 26-year-old Larry McGloster.

He is described as a black male, 5'8, 150lbs. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and dark colored pants.