Judge doubles bond for man accused of burning Garland store clerk

Matthew Johnson

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Garland police arrested Matthew Lee Johnson in connection with the fiery attack on a clerk at a convenience store early Sunday.

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Posted on May 23, 2012 at 11:46 PM

GARLAND — Matthew Lee Johnson, the man accused of robbing and setting a grandmother on fire Sunday morning, will have a harder time getting out of jail.

On Wednesday, a judge raised Johnson's bond to $1 million.

Police say he took money from the Fina Whip-In convenience store in and then attacked 76-year-old clerk Nancy Harris.

She remains hospitalized with serious burns.

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