Scarred for life in 'Britain's biggest acid attack'
They’re life scars. You’ve got to wake up with those every day. It’s the impact of having to relive that every day. Why shouldn’t that justify a life sentence?
– Lauren Trent is calling for Arthur Collins to receive a life sentence
It's believed to be Britain's biggest acid attack and yesterday a jury found Arthur Collins - the ex-boyfriend of Ferne McCann - guilty of throwing the toxic substance over a packed nightclub dance floor, injuring more than 20 people. Among them was Lauren Trent, who was left with scars on her neck, chest, legs and feet.
She joins us alongside former police officer Mark Williams-Thomas, who fears acid attacks will continue to rise as it becomes the go-to weapon of choice for an increasing number of attackers.