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Man Sprays Woman With Gasoline in Road Rage Incident in Monterey: Police

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    Man Sprays Woman With Gasoline in Road Rage Incident in Monterey: Police
    Monterey PD
    Brian McEldowney

    Officers arrested a man who allegedly sprayed a woman with gasoline during a road rage incident at a Monterey gas station Tuesday evening, police said Wednesday.

    At 5:33 p.m., officers learned about an assault with a caustic chemical at a Quick Stop gas station at 2407 Fremont Street, according to police.

    A man allegedly sprayed a woman with gasoline as a result of road rage incident.

    When officers arrived, the suspect had fled the scene, police said.

    On Wednesday, officers were able to identify the suspect as 67-year-old Salinas resident Brian McEldowney.

    Officers located McEldowney and arrested him on suspicion of assault with a chemical agent, false imprisonment and child endangerment, as well as a probation violation. Officers then booked him into the Monterey County jail with bail set at $50,000, according to police.

    Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Monterey police at (831) 646-3831 or at the police's confidential tip line at (831) 646-3840.

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