November 12, 2019 | 2:11pm | Up to date November 12, 2019 | 2:12pm
A homeless man dumped a bucket of “hot” diarrhea on a Los Angeles lady close to the Hollywood Stroll of Fame — an unprovoked assault that’s left her with PTSD, she stated this week.
Heidi Van Tassel stated she about to drive residence from a Thai restaurant close to the famed vacationer journey in April when the alleged assailant, Jere Blessings, dragged her out of her car, information station NBC4 reported.
He then pulled her into the center of the road, the place he dumped a bucket of feces over her head, she stated.
“It was diarrhea. Hot liquid,” Heidi Van Tassel informed NBC4. “I was soaked, and it was coming off my eyelashes and into my eyes.”
Referring to the quantity of feces used within the assault, paramedics who handled her stated that it “looked like the man was saving it up for a month,” in response to Van Tassel.
She stated she was rushed to Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, the place she was examined for infectious illnesses, NBC4 reported.
“It’s so traumatic,” Van Tassel informed the information station. “The PTSD that I’m dealing with is beyond anything that I’ve ever felt. There needs to be some kind of help for the victims of these crimes.”
Blessings — who was described as transient and suffers from psychological sickness – was arrested on battery expenses and dropped at jail, the outlet reported.
He was despatched by a choose to a residential facility for individuals with psychological well being points, however he was launched in August, which issues Van Tassel, in response to the information station.
“What’s the next thing he’s going to do somebody?” she stated. If he would’ve had a knife, for positive he would’ve stabbed me.”