Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 4°C

Search

Witham: Man bailed over chemical attack

PUBLISHED: 12:17 12 August 2014 | UPDATED: 12:17 12 August 2014

A pathway off Bramble Road in Witham was cordoned off after a man suffered injuries consistent with contact with a harmful liquid in an apparent attack on Friday, 8 August.

A pathway off Bramble Road in Witham was cordoned off after a man suffered injuries consistent with contact with a harmful liquid in an apparent attack on Friday, 8 August.

A man arrested in connection with an attack involving a chemical being thrown over the victim has been bailed.

Friday’s incident saw a 56-year-old man suffer serious chemical burns after the liquid was thrown him at a block of flats off Bramble Road, Witham.

The victim was last night still receiving hospital treatment.

Detectives from Essex Police arrested a Witham man, 19, on Sunday evening on suspicion of assault in connection with the attack.

He has now been released on police bail until October 3, pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Essex Police at Braintree CID on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The staff and residents at a Felixstowe nursing home have been left in limbo after the company suddenly went into liquidation.

It’s been a rather chilly night across Suffolk and north-Essex with temperatures hovering just above freezing in the twilight hours but what can we expect going forward?

Have you ever thought you could do a better job than someone else? One man from Ipswich thought so - and he’s written the book on how to get the job you really want, no matter what it is.

East Anglia’s tourism industry will be devastated if Britain crashes out of the European Union, a Labour frontbencher has warned.

A family of four has been left without a place to live after a kitchen fire destroyed their flat.

Police are investigating the death of a man in the Lowestoft town centre.

A kind, family-focused Suffolk mum who died aged just 38 is being remembered at a fundraising ball in her name.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24