MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee
police report an arrest in an acid attack that sent a
42-year-old man to the hospital.
Police say they arrested a
61-year-old man Saturday in connection with an
"aggravated battery" near the same south side
location where the victim says he was attacked Friday.
The victim, Mahud Villalaz,
says a man at a bus stop began berating him and then threw
acid onto his face from a metal bottle. Villalaz suffered
second-degree burns to his face and was treated at a
The Milwaukee Journal
Sentinel reports Villalaz's family released a statement
thanking police for an arrest in the case.
Police say charges will be
brought to the Milwaukee County district attorney's office
in the next couple of days.