TARZANA–A single mother ( of two young children) who returned to exotic dancing full time after losing her job as a bill collector was doused with gasoline and set on fire outside a bikini bar Thursday.
Police were searching for a man and woman in their 20s suspected of torching the 27-year-old dancer at Babes N’ Beer Sports Bar after a dispute.
The dancer was last reported in critical condition with burns over 40 percent of her body.
A friend identified her as Roberta Busby of Simi Valley. (She was dancing under the name Mia) Until recent months, the Brazilian-born single mother had been working for a bill-collection agency and dancing part-time under the stage name Mia to help make ends meet.
Police said Busby had been counting tips half an hour before closing time when she was called outside and attacked on the sidewalk.
NL-The suspects in the attack are named and pictured in the post below.