Man Throws Boiling Water on Wendy's Employee, Two Others Were Intended Targets
Last updated 11/19/2022 at 2:24am
BROOKSVILLE - Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a suspect who attacked a restaurant employee with scalding hot water.
According to sources, a man wielding a hammer walked into the Wendy's Restaurant on Cortez Blvd, near I-75, and threw boiling water onto a female employee.
The suspect fled on foot towards Winn Dixie.
Two other victims who were the intended targets of the attack are locked in a backroom of the restaurant.
Fire Rescue is on the scene, treating the victim's burns.
UPDATE: Sources say the suspect has arrived at Hernando County Fire Rescue, Station 8, and turned himself over to law enforcement.
We will bring more on this as it develops.