River North: Woman beaten, doused with bleach in club bathroom

| Joy District

A 24-year-old woman is in serious condition after being beaten and having a chemical substance poured on her face in a River North bar early Thursday, according to police.

Police and fire department personnel responded at 1:15 a.m. to Joy District, 112 West Hubbard, where witnesses reported that the woman had been beaten and had bleach poured on her face by another woman during an altercation in the restroom.

The victim, who is white, was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she is listed in serious condition.

A suspect is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

Editor’s note: CWBChicago only includes a victim’s race when the information is relevant to the story or, as in this case, essential for clarity.

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