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Man throws acid on Long Beach woman's face

December 6, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is underway for a man who threw what may have been acid in a woman's face.It happened in front of a liquor store in the 1300 block of Long Beach Boulevard in Compton Saturday night.

Police say the woman was standing on the corner when a man walked up, called her a profane name and threw something, possibly acid, in her face.

The woman was blistered and taken to the hospital.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Los Angeles police at (310) 605-6500.