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Man harmed in chemical incident in Essex

A man has suffered serious injuried after what police are calling "harmful liquid" was used in Essex.

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Man hurt in chemical incident

The scene in Witham Credit: Serena Sandhu

A man has suffered serious injuries after what police are calling "harmful liquid" was used in Witham in Essex.

Six fire engines and ambulance crews were sent to Bramble Road just after half ten.

Police found a man with injuries to his hands and face that were consistent with the use of what they're calling a "harmful liquid".

His injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening but they're described as potentially life changing.

It's thought that the injured man was the victim of an attack.

Crews at the scene Credit: Serena Sandhu

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