A Thurston County District Court judge was injured after answering the door to his home and having an unknown substance thrown into his face Monday night.
Judge Michael "Brett" Buckley answered his door at 9:25 p.m. when the man thew a clear liquid into his face, according to an Olympia Police Department news release.
Buckley told police the man said nothing during the incident, and that the man simply turned and walked away.
Buckley initially felt no reaction to the clear liquid, but later went to the hospital for skin irritation. He was released from the hospital Tuesday morning with minor injuries. Samples of the liquid are being analyzed.
No suspects or motives have been identified. Buckley described the suspect as a 6-foot tall, medium build man between 20 and 30 years old with a dark complexion and black hair. The man had a short beard and was wearing a maroon knit cap, dark sweater and light khaki pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigating detective, Chris Johnstone, at 360-709-2793.
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