Grant County Deputies Splashed With Muriatic Acid
EPHRATA, Wash. - The Grant County sheriff's office says two deputies were splashed with muriatic acid as they were arresting a domestic violence suspect at Soap Lake.
A woman had called for help Thursday night, saying her 38-year-old son hit her in the back with a drinking glass. The man barricaded himself in a shed when deputies arrived and splashed them with a jug of the acid, which is used a stone and tile cleaner.
The deputies were treated and released at a Moses Lake hospital for chemical burns to the face. The suspect was treated at an Ephrata hospital and jailed for investigation of assault.
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