Bleach thrown in woman's face during robbery attempt near Mayor Emanuel's home

February 24, 2014 12:38:14 PM PST
A 22-year-old woman was attacked while walking on the 4400-block of North Paulina when bleach was thrown in her face.

It happened Saturday afternoon just a few blocks from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house.

Police say a man and a woman approached the victim and tried to rob her. The woman threw a bottle of bleach in the victim's face.

Her screams attracted neighbors and the couple ran away after the unsuccessful robbery attempt.

The victim was treated for minor injuries.