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Sleeping Man Burned by Boiling Liquid in South Amboy

By kcora on
South Amboy New Jersey

Police are investigating an incident that left a South Amboy man suffering serious burns after someone poured boiling liquid on him as he slept this weekend.

Hospital personnel contacted police after a 25-year-old man suffering from second and third-degree walked into the emergency room of a local hospital.

According to police, the uncooperative man was at his John Street home Saturday, when sometime between 4 - 5:45 a.m. poured a boiling hot liquid onto him while he was sleeping on a chair. The victim, who remains at the hospital, suffered severe burns to his face, chest and abdomen, according to reports.

He remained hospitalized on Monday afternoon, police said.

Police have very little information about the attack since victim has been uncooperative with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Amboy police at (732) 525-5944.