London crime

London: Second Man Injured in ‘Acid Attack’ in One Day

A man from Tower Hamlets, east London, was rushed to hospital after having ammonia thrown at him — the same day another man in north London was treated after having been attacked with a corrosive substance.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Police response vehicle seen near Oxford Circus underground station on November 24, 2017 in London, England. Police are responding to reports of an incident at London's Oxford Circus Tube station and have urged the public to avoid the area. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

London Man in Hospital After Acid Attack

A 21-year-old man is in hospital after having a corrosive substance thrown in his face in northeast London. The attack happened in the small hours of Thursday morning on Stoke Newington High Street, with police saying that the victim also