Sussex Police have launched an investigation after a man from Crawley had acid poured over him.
The incident happened last night in Lyon Close, Maidenbower.
The victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where he was treated to acid burns to his hands and face.
Paramedics, the air ambulance and the police attended the incident.
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