Teenager arrested in connection with 5 acid attacks in London

A yet-to-be-named teenager has been arrested by cops in London following fiveacid attacks.

According to a statement by the London Metropolitan Police; “A male, in his teens has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and robbery. He is currently in custody at an east London police station.”

His arrest is coming after acid attacks in east London left several people with facial injuries including one with “life-changing” effects. In one of the incidents, a victim who was hanging around got attacked when two others pulled up alongside him and threw a corrosive substance in his face, the Metropolitan police said on Friday.

That attack was followed by four other incidents within the following hour and a half all in the east London area, which police said they were treating as linked.

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