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Polk County crime spree suspect to remain behind bars

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Kimbrough, 32, is facing a variety of charges including attempted murder, assault and burglary. Kimbrough, 32, is facing a variety of charges including attempted murder, assault and burglary.
BARTOW (FOX 13) -

A Polk County man charged with setting a woman on fire during a Friday night crime spree in Lakeland made his first appearance before a judge Sunday morning.

Joshua Adam Kimbrough, 32, was denied bond. He is facing a variety of charges including attempted murder, assault and armed carjacking.

The suspect was less than happy as he stood before a circuit court judge in Bartow. Kimbrough cursed loudly at the end of his appearance.

The identity of the injured woman, a 26-year-old Lakeland resident, has not been released. She is currently listed in critical condition at Tampa General Hospital.

Investigators say she suffered burns all over her upper body.

According to a Lakeland Police Department report officers were dispatched to 1117 North Stella Ave. at approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday in response to a domestic violence call.

Kimbrough had already fled the scene and the victim was transported for treatment. A short time later, LPD officers responded to an armed carjacking in the parking lot of a convenience store on East Memorial Blvd.

Investigators say Kimbrough stole a 2006 Toyota Van which was later recovered. He also allegedly burglarized a home and used a credit card taken from that location to make some purchases at a gas station on Highway 98.

Just after 10 a.m. Saturday Kimbrough was located and taken into custody but not before he was bitten by two K-9 officers. The suspect was transported to a nearby medical facility where he was treated and released.

Additional charges may be filed against Kimbrough as the investigation continues. This is not the suspect's first brush with law enforcement. On New Year's Day Kimbrough was arrested near Orlando on a lewd and lascivious exhibition charge.

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