Two police officers have been hurt after being attacked with acid in Lowestoft.

The incident happened at around 04:45 this morning while the officers were on a routine callout on Tonning Street. Shortly after their arrival, a man sprayed noxious liquid at them.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack.

Suffolk Police say the incident was “self-contained”. Both of the male officers were taken to hospital for treatment and are in a stable condition with minor injuries.