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Acid attack mum gives first TV interview

Credit: Tim Stewart News Limited

A mother of six who was badly burned in an acid attack in Southampton has appealed for help bringing her attackers to justice.

Carla Whitlock, 37, was targeted during a night out in Guildhall Square on Friday, September 18 when two men approached her and threw acid in her face.

She was treated in hospital for what police have described as 'horrific and life changing' injuries but has since been discharged.

Despite her appalling injuries, she decided to face the cameras to talk about her ordeal. Speaking for the first time, she said she was grateful to people who stopped to help.

WARNING: Some people may find the interview with Carla Whitlock's distressing

Meanwhile today Hampshire Police said there is 'no place to hide' for two brothers accused of the attack.

Police are currently hunting Billy and Geoffrey Midmore in connection with the assault and are appealing to them to hand themselves in.

Detectives have warned anyone harbouring the two men that they cannot hide.

Brothers Billy and Geoffrey Midmore are being hunted by police Credit: Hampshire Police

Detectives say they have widened their hunt for the brothers and have executed warrants in the Medway area of Kent.

They say they are also working closely with colleagues in Kent Police and the Metropolitan Police. Hampshire officers have travelled to Kent and the Met area to work closely with them.

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