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Man arrested in Lowestoft after two police officers were attacked with acid

The officers were attacked on Tonning street Credit: ITV News Anglia

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.