June 18, 2013

Two accused in bleach attack on Boston bus

The Associated Press

BOSTON — Police have arrested two people, including a 15-year-old girl, in connection with a bleach attack and robbery on a Boston bus.

Authorities say three people were involved in the June 9 attack in which the male victim was slapped and robbed of cash and a credit card, before bleach was thrown in his face.

Authorities say the victim is getting continued treatment for impaired vision in his right eye.

Twenty-two-year-old Lai Lawnnie Douglas was ordered held on $20,000 bail after pleading not guilty Monday in Roxbury District Court to charges including unarmed robbery and indecent assault and battery.

Her lawyer said his client is the victim of mistaken identity.

The teen, whose name was not made public, was held on $100,000 bail.

Police are searching for the third female suspect.

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