Oklahoma man pours acid on face of his newborn baby's mother
KFOR / Kay County
Mace Dickens is charged with felony maiming.

By Cassandra Sweetman, KFOR

PONCA CITY, Okla. (KFOR) -- A man is in jail after allegedly tossing acid on his girlfriend, the mother of their newborn.

Mace Dickens is charged with felony maiming.

The 24-year-old victim told Ponca City police it happened after an argument that started when she told him she wanted to go back home to get her phone. That’s where he allegedly threw acid cleaner made with sulfuric acid on her face, neck, hands and even buttocks.

The badly burned woman walked down the street until she could find someone to call 911.

At the scene, police found a bottle of Liquid Fire Drain Line Opener, which “instantly creates heat to dissolve clog producing materials.”

The victim has since been released from the hospital. Officers said the child wasn’t present for the incident.

Afterward, Dickens was on the run. Police put out a call to the community for help. He was picked up and arrested a few days later.

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