Woman critical after being set alight in Sydney

Last updated 07:14 08/03/2014

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A 34-year-old woman is in a critical condition after reportedly being set alight in Sydney's CBD.

Emergency services were called to a building on Castlereagh Street about 6.15pm on Friday after receiving reports that a woman had been splashed with an unknown liquid and set on fire.

A 28-year-old man with burns to his arms was found in Ultimo 20 minutes later.

He was taken to hospital where he remains under police guard.

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