Arrest after suspected acid attack on couple in Northamptonshire

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a suspected acid attack on a couple in Daventry last Saturday (27 August).

He was arrested at the same time as two other people for separate offences. Credit: ITV Anglia.

The attack happened in the Park Leys area of the town as the victims were crossing a zebra crossing.

The man was arrested yesterday evening (29 August) alongside two other people as part of an investigation into a collision involving a suspected stolen moped in Southbrook.

The other two suspects, an 18-year-old man and 22-year-old woman, were arrested in connection with various offences, including theft of a motor vehicle, burglary, possession of an offensive weapon, drugs offences and obstructing the police.

The 23-year-old was also arrested in connection with the acid attack.