Aug. 20, 2015 Staff Report
A 59-year-old woman was seriously burned after a man threw a hazardous substance in her face near Sunnyside last night, according to police.
The woman was getting into her car at the corner of 43rd Avenue and 33rd Street at about 5:35 pm when the man approached her and tossed an unknown substance into her face, police said.
The victim was taken to Cornell Hospital with third-degree burns to the face. She is in stable condition.
The police said it is unclear what motivated the assault, adding that the victim did not know the attacker.
No arrests have been made.