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Police investigation launched after Redbridge chemical attack

PUBLISHED: 12:33 30 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:34 30 May 2018

Police at the scene of the incident on Redbridge Lane East

Police at the scene of the incident on Redbridge Lane East

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Police are appealing for information after two men were attacked outside Redbridge Station with a liquid this morning ( Wednesday, May 30.)

Police at the scene of the incident on Redbridge Lane EastPolice at the scene of the incident on Redbridge Lane East

Officers were called to Redbridge Lane East, Redbridge, at 10.34 to reports of two people having a substance thrown in their face.

“The two male victims have been taken to an east London hospital,” a Met Police spokesman said. 
“The substance thrown is being assessed.”

The victim’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening and they are undergoing treatment.

A police cordon remains in place on Redbridge Lane East and residents should find alternative routes around the sectioned off area.

Police at the scene of the incident on Redbridge Lane EastPolice at the scene of the incident on Redbridge Lane East

No arrests have been made and inquiries continue.

If you have any information about the attack, no matter how small call the police on 101 quoting reference number 2188/30MAY or Tweet @MetCC.

Alternatively, information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.


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