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Man in critical condition after acid attack

A man in Cornwall is in a critical condition in hospital after acid was thrown in his face.

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Man in life threatening condition after acid attack in Cornwall

The man was attacked at his home on Carrine Road in Truro Credit: ITV News

A man is being treated for life threatening injuries after he had acid thrown in his face in Truro.

He was attacked in his home on Carrine Road yesterday afternoon.

The 29-year-old victim was attacked at his home in Truro Credit: ITV News

Police say he's now in a critical condition at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Detectives want to talk to the driver of red Peugeot van seen in the area around the time of the incident.

Police want to talk to the driver of a red Peugeot van Credit: ITV News

David Burchell, 83, said: "I was very surprised when I heard something like this had happened on our street.

"It's usually very quiet around here. We're still not entirely sure what happened, but as far as we are aware someone through a chemical in someone's face, just down the road."

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