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Witham: Teenager arrested after chemical liquid attack

10:12 11 August 2014

A 56-year-old man, who has not been named, was left with potentially life-changing injuries to his hands and face in the attack on Friday morning in Bramble Road, Witham, after two men threw a harmful substance over him.

A 56-year-old man, who has not been named, was left with potentially life-changing injuries to his hands and face in the attack on Friday morning in Bramble Road, Witham, after two men threw a harmful substance over him.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a chemical attack in north-east Essex.

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He was arrested yesterday evening on suspicion of assault and has been taken to Colchester Police Station where he is currently being interviewed by detectives.

A 56-year-old man, who has not been named, was left with potentially life-changing injuries to his hands and face in the attack on Friday morning in Bramble Road, Witham, after two men threw a harmful substance over him.

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