A woman told police a man doused her car with gasoline on March 30.
David Lee Hill, 47, has been charged with assault and vandalism in the incident.
According to a Roane County Sheriff’s Office report, at 4:28 p.m. Deputy Stan Hohulin was dispatched to a 911 hangup call at 290 Massengill Springs Road.
“I encountered the victim, Nicole Phillips, at 124 Massengill Springs Road,” the report said. “She advised she flagged down a passing motorist who drove her to safety from 290 Massengill Springs.”