'Acid Attack' on Brentford High Street

Man arrested after woman has noxious substance thrown at her

Marika Fogden's car got caught in the middle of the crime scene. Picture:Marika Fogden


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A man in his twenties was arrested on Brentford High Street this Friday evening (8 June) after a woman had a suspected noxious substance thrown at her.

All three emergency services were called to the scene following the attack. The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics but did not require hospitalisation.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said, "Police were called at approximately 19:08hrs to reports of a suspected noxious substance attack on Brentford High Street. Officers attended along with LAS.

"A woman, aged in her 30s was treated at the scene by paramedics for injuries that are not life-threatening or life-changing. She did not require hospital treatment."

"A man, aged 20, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of GBH. Enquiries continue. The suspect and victim are known to each other."

The suspect was subsequently bailed to a date in early July.

Anyone who witnessed the attack is asked to contact police on 020 8247 6222 or via 101 quoting 6934/8June or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

June 13, 2018

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