Woman injured in chemical attack in Lowestoft

A woman has been left with facial injuries following a chemical attack in Lowestoft.

A man has been arrested in connection with the assault which police believe involved a corrosive liquid.

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Second man arrested over Lowestoft chemical attack

A second man has been arrested in connection with a chemical attack in Lowestoft. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Police have arrested a second man in connection with a chemical attack on a woman in Lowestoft on Thursday.

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Lowestoft on Friday afternoon on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

He has been taken to the Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A 38-year-old man arrested on Thursday for grievous bodily harm remains in custody.

Woman remains in serious condition after chemical attack

A woman in her 20s remains in hospital with serious burns to her face, neck and chest following a chemical attack in Lowestoft on Thursday.

A corrosive liquid was squirted in the face of the victim at about 8.20am at London Road South.

A 38-year-old man remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

So far, officers have found two sports-style bottles matching a description given by a witness but have yet to determine whether they were used in the assault. They have been sent for forensic testing.

Police are continuing to urge members of the public not to pick up any discarded bottles in the area but to call police on 101.

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Police search for sports bottle in chemical attack investigation

Police are investigating a suspected chemical attack in Lowestoft. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Police in Lowestoft are urging people not to pick up any discarded sports bottles as they investigate a chemical attack in the town.

Officers were called to London Road South in Lowestoft at 8.20am after a woman suffered facial injuries when liquid was squirted in her face.

It is thought the substance was corrosive.

A witness has described the liquid being squirted from a sports-style bottle, possibly a Lucozade bottle.

Police are searching the area around London Road South, The Avenue, All Saints Road and along an alleyway behind the Kirkley cemetery to try to find the bottle which may still have some of the liquid inside.

Woman injured in chemical attack in Lowestoft

A woman has been left with facial injuries following a chemical attack in Lowestoft.

A man has been arrested in connection with the assault which police believe involved a corrosive liquid.

It happened in the town on Thursday morning at All Saints Road.

The woman, who is in her 20s, suffered injuries to her face and neck after an as-yet unidentified liquid was thrown at her.

She has been taken to the James Paget Hospital.

At about 10.35am, a 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.

An area along All Saints Road in Lowestoft remains cordoned off while police continue their enquiries and gather evidence.

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