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Police release sketch of suspect wanted for acid attack

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Aug. 23, 2015 Staff Report

The police have released a sketch of the suspect believed to have thrown an acid-like substance into the face of a woman on Skillman Avenue Wednesday.

The suspect–described as 5′ 8″ and about 30 years old–allegedly threw a hazardous liquid into a 59-year-old woman’s face outside 33-02 Skillman Ave. as she was about to enter her car at 5:20 pm.

The suspect allegedly called out to the victim from behind, and as she turned around she was splashed in the face. The woman was left with third degree burns and was transported to Cornell Hospital. She has been treated and released

The suspect was wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)


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