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Police Investigating Possible Acid Attack in Stroudsburg

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A man was burned in what he calls an acid attack in Monroe County.

Stroud Area Regional Police were called shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday to reports of a man who had been burned and was in severe pain.

The attack apparently happened in an alley between North 6th Streets and North 7th Streets in Stroudsburg.

The man told officers an attacker dumped acid on him.

Police in hazmat suits were seen going in an out of a house on North 6th Street.

Police confirm the man was burned but they haven’t said exactly how it happened.

That man was flown to a hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Officials believe this is an isolated incident and not a threat to the community.

Stroud Area Regional Police are continuing to investigate the situation.

The names of those involved are not being released at this time.


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