Acid Attacker: 'Hey Pretty Girl ...Want To Drink this?' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Acid Attacker: 'Hey Pretty Girl ...Want To Drink this?'

VANCOUVER, Wash. - A 28-year-old Vancouver woman severely burned when another woman threw an acid-like liquid in her face is listed in serious condition in the burn center of a Portland, Ore., hospital.

Nancy Neuwelt is the mother of the injured woman, Bethany Storro. Neuwelt tells The Oregonian her daughter had purchased a pair of sunglasses shortly before the Monday evening attack and that decision may have saved her eyesight. Still, her family says her face will take months to heal. Neuwelt says her daughter was getting something out of her car in downtown Vancouver when a young woman walked up, said "Hey pretty girl, do you want to drink this?" and tossed a cup of liquid in Storro's face.

Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp says doctors are trying to determine what kind of material caused Storro's facial burns. Police are also testing the liquid to see what it is.

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