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Reputed Hawaiian Gardens gang member sought after girlfriend set on fire

January 5, 2011 |  9:07 pm

Francisco Authorities were looking Wednesday for a reputed Hawaiian Gardens gang member who allegedly poured flammable liquid on his girlfriend and set her on fire.

Francisco "Pancho" Nunez, 31, is accused of attacking his girlfriend Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The woman was in critical condition with second- and third-degree burns over 60% of her body, the department said. Her name and age were not released.

Nunez has black hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds.

In the last six months, at least 42 violent crimes have been reported in Hawaiian Gardens, according to the Times Mapping L.A. database.

Anyone with information regarding Nunez is asked to call Det. Duncan at (323) 881-7500.

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Click for crime reports across L.A. County on The Times' interactive database

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