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Molotov cocktail attack suspect to appear in federal court

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a Connecticut man accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at police in New York City is in federal custody and will be formally charged in a virtual court hearing on Monday. Police say 44-year-old Lionel Virgile, of Bridgeport, threw bleach at an officer in Brooklyn on Saturday. They sat he then drove away and tossed a flaming Molotov cocktail at officers who were pursuing him. The officer who was splashed with bleach was treated at a hospital for skin and eye irritation. It's not clear if Virgile has an attorney who can speak for him.


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Tasha Stevens
Tasha Stevens
8:00pm - 11:59pm
The Hawk Evenings