Man throws caustic liquid in woman's face

May 26, 2010 2:05:34 PM PDT
A Chicago woman is recovering after someone splashed a liquid chemical on her face and neck.The attack happened Tuesday evening on Narragansett near North Avenue in the Galewood neighborhood. The woman was treated for burns at west suburban hospital.

Police say the 52-year-old woman did not know her attacker and a witness tells investigators that she was attacked by a group of men.

Police say the assault may have been in retaliation. The woman apparently complained about people playing basketball in the alley.

No one is in custody.


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