A person has reportedly been attacked with acid during a suspected street robbery in London.
At simply earlier than 11.20am, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade had been referred to as to “reviews of a corrosive substance attack” at Bloomsbury Place, Holborn.
The man, who the pressure say was in his 30s, had been sprayed in the face “with a substance that had infected/irritated his eyes”.
The sufferer, who was sporting a white swimsuit, and was handled on the scene.
No arrests have but been made and a criminal offense scene stays in place, it was confirmed.
The full assertion from the Metropolitan Police reads: “Police had been referred to as at 11:18hrs on Tuesday, 13 April to reviews of a corrosive substance attack at Bloomsbury Place, WCI.
“At the scene, a male, aged 30s, had been sprayed in the face with a substance that had infected/irritated his eyes.
“At this early stage detectives consider that the attack was sustained during a private robbery.”
No arrests have but been made, it was confirmed.
The assertion learn: “The sufferer was handled by medics and London Fire Brigade on the scene. We await additional updates.
“There have been no arrests.
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“A criminal offense scene stays in place.”
Police are encouraging anybody who witnessed the incident to name the police on 101, tweet @MetCC quoting 2507/13APR, or anonymously contact impartial charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or go to Crimestoppers_uk.org.