A man is being sought by police in Oregon after he apparently poured gasoline onto a man at a Denny's restaurant and lit him on fire.
According to KATU-TV, the unknown suspect walked into the Denny's in Happy Valley, Oregon, sat in a booth near the victim, splashed liquid onto the man, tossed a "burning object" at him and then ran out the door.
The victim, a 69-year-old man, was in critical condition on Thursday, according to KATU. The victim apparently didn't know the man who lit him on fire.
The suspect was described as a man in his mid-to-late 20s. He apparently carries the flammable liquid in a water bottle.
An investigator called the attack a "random act of violence."
The incident may be connected to a similar one from earlier this week. On Sunday, a man dumped liquid onto someone at a Happy Valley movie theater and tried to set them on fire before running away, according to The Oregonian.
Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.
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