US acid attack victim's emotional press conference

Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have detained a suspect who allegedly threw acid at a US citizen after accusing him of being in the United States illegally.

Mahud Villalaz, who is a US citizen from Peru, was left with second-degree burns across his face after a man doused him with acid.

Milkwaukee police believe battery acid was used in the attack that took place in a car park.

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