Kerosene Thrown on Nurse Outside Fort Sanders

Knoxville Police are investigating after a man poured Kerosene on a nurse at Fort Sanders Sunday night.

Around 7:30 p.m., the woman was headed back to her car when she was confronted by a man who made a derogatory comment to her.

She says he poured a small amount of kerosene on her and fled. While they didn’t find the suspect, officers did find evidence on the scene.

The suspect is described as 5’9″ wearing a white hoodie and black pants.

Officials say the investigation is continuing and the victim was not injured.

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