Witham: Teenager arrested after chemical liquid attack

A 56-year-old man, who has not been named, was left with potentially life-changing injuries to his h

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. - Credit: Su Anderson

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

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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