Woman charged in bleach attack

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A woman wanted for allegedly attacking her boyfriend with bleach is in custody.

Petersburg police say 24-year-old Merissa Mayers surrendered earlier Friday evening.

She's accused of throwing bleach into her boyfriends place, last night on Petty Street.

The man is recovering from chemical burns.

Mayers is charged with a felony tonight for the alleged attack.

Copyright 2011 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.