Police Investigating Acid Attack on Homeless Woman

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Police are trying to find out who threw a bottle of hydrochloric acid at a homeless woman sleeping outside of a St. Petersburg soup kitchen.

The attack happened early Wednesday morning near a St. Vincent de Paul Society food center. Witnesses say someone threw a plastic bottle out of a car.

The bottle struck a stop sign and exploded.

Chemicals inside the bottle landed on blankets covering the homeless woman, but she wasn't injured.

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