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Police treated as three people hurt in ‘acid’ attack in North London

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Three people were rushed to hospital after being injured with a corrosive substance in North London on Monday evening, July 12.

Police were called to reports of the attack at around 7.20pm, and arrived at an address in Colindale – which social media reports suggest is in the Beaufort Park development – to find three people who had had a corrosive substance thrown at them.

All three were taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service. At this early stage, their conditions are not thought to be life-threatening.

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Some Metropolitan Police officers were also treated at the scene for the effects of the substance after attending the scene, but none of their conditions is thought to be serious.

Pictures from the scene seen by MyLondon show several emergency vehicles including police cars, police vans and ambulances lining the street outside an apartment block.

As yet, there have been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances of the attack are ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC, quoting CAD 6733/12July.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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