Pakistani college student said, police searched for suspect after acid attack in New York

Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) is looking for a suspect who threw acid at a Pakistani woman in New York in March.

Nafia Fatima Ikram, 21, felt something was wrong when she noticed a man standing in the corner of Arlington Avenue’s residence in Elmont, NY on the night of March 17. ABC7 CeFaan Kim..

The footage of the surveillance video captured the moment a medical student at Hofstra University finished work and walked to the front door, when an unidentified male suspect poured a dark substance across the lawn.

She was taken to the hospital and suffered burns to her eyes, face, chest and arms. NextShark Previously reported.

Nafia called for that experience “Worst than death” I felt severe pain.

“I felt my chest torn from my soul. That was how much pain I was feeling.” She said.

Doctors are not sure if she will be able to regain full vision.

Nafia and her father, Sheikh Ikram, believe it is not a hate crime, but a pre-planned targeted attack. PIX11..

“I want to be a very kind and friendly caller.” She said. “What did I probably do or say because someone wanted to hurt me so much?”

The student is currently considering changing her learning course to help burn victims after the assault.

Padma Lakshmi, the host of “Top Chef”, has known her family for over a decade because Sheikh is her personal driver.Lakshmi Instagram We will post about the incident on Tuesday, urging the public to donate and find the attackers.

Patrick Ryder, Nassau County Police Department, vowed to catch the suspect, saying: “At this point, there is no evidence of a hate crime. There is no evidence of a non-hate crime. Treat the victim the same way.”

The suspect was still large, said to be 6 feet 2 inches, slender and wore a black hooded sweatshirt. NCPD.. He fled at the red 2013-2015 Nissan Altima with fog lights.

NCPD also said it has updated its compensation for information about suspects and assaults, raising it from the original $ 5,000 to $ 20,000. ABC 7..

For information, we recommend contacting Nassau County Crime Stopper at 1-800-244-TIPS. Or visit http: //

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