Hispanic Man Says Acid Attacker Accused Him of Invading US

Milwaukee police arrested a man suspected of throwing battery acid on a Hispanic man who says his attacker asked him, “Why did you come here and invade my country?”

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police arrested a man suspected of throwing battery acid on a Hispanic man who says his attacker asked him, “Why did you come here and invade my country?” Police said they arrested a 61-year-old white man suspected in the attack, but they have not released his name. Police said they’re investigating the case as a hate crime and charges are expected. Mahud Villalaz suffered second-degree burns to his face. He said…

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