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2nd female arrested in MBTA bleach attack

Posted by Angela Nelson, Staff  June 15, 2013 01:44 PM

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Transit police have arrested a second suspect who authorities say participated in a bleach attack and robbery on a MBTA bus in Dorchester.

The arrest of Boston resident Lai Lawnnie Douglas, 22, was announced Friday evening by Transit Police.

Authorities have also identified a third suspect believed to be involved in the assault. A juvenile female was also arrested on Friday in connection to the attack, Transit Police said.

Police allege bleach was doused in the face of the victim, who was also robbed. The attack took place on June 9 at about 2 a.m. on a Route 28 MBTA bus on Blue Hill Avenue, authorities said.

Officials added others assisted the victim in flushing out his eyes after the assault.

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