NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Graphic video shows an alleged bleach attack on two teenage girls, followed by a massive brawl in a Milan parking lot.
A 55-year-old woman was arrested Monday in connection with the attack. The suspect, 55-year-old Deanna Rudison, faces two counts of aggravated battery.
The incident happened at 7:15 a.m. in the parking lot of the Quick Stop Service Station in the 3300 block of Carondelet Street.
According to police, an 18-year-old was standing in line inside the store when Rudison approached her aggressively, saying the teen skipped her in line. Moments later, a verbal altercation began between the two women.
The victim said she went out into the store parking lot to speak to her 15-year-old friend, when Rudison walked up holding two open bottles of bleach. Police said Rudison doused both victims in the face.
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The fight eventually moves to a woman's silver car. At this point, one of the girls kicks the car's window. Video then shows a man throwing the girl to the ground.
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Officers have identified the man as Rudison's son. Both Rudison and the male suspect then fled the area, although it is not known if they were on foot or in a car.
Both victims were treated at the hospital for the bleach exposure, while the 18-year-old was also treated for a broken arm.
During the course of the investigation, Rudison turned herself into detectives at the Sixth District police station.
The suspect's son, 27-year-old Jonathan Rudison, remains at large and is considered to be a person of interest.
This investigation is on-going.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers atwww.crimestoppersgno.org