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Police Say This Teenager Performed Unlicensed Plastic Surgery Out Of Her Basement As "Dr. Kitty"

A victim required corrective surgery from a real plastic surgeon.

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Police in Toronto say a 19-year-old botched a cosmetic surgery procedure while running an unlicensed clinic out of her basement under the pseudonym "Dr. Kitty."

Toronto Police Service

According to a police press release, the woman who underwent the unspecified procedure in April later developed an infection that required corrective surgery from a real plastic surgeon.

Jingyi “Kitty” Wang was arrested at her North York home on Friday. She was charged with aggravated assault and appeared in court the following day.

Police believe there may be other victims who received illicit procedures.

Ishmael Daro is a social news editor for BuzzFeed and is based in Toronto.

Contact Ishmael N. Daro at ishmael.daro@buzzfeed.com.

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