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Chadwell Heath woman, 19, charged in connection with Ilford noxious substance attack

PUBLISHED: 08:49 19 June 2018 | UPDATED: 09:26 19 June 2018

Imran Aziz, 27, must serve at least six months for a racially aggravated assault and theft. Photo: Ken Mears

Imran Aziz, 27, must serve at least six months for a racially aggravated assault and theft. Photo: Ken Mears

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A 19-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a noxious substance attack which took place in Ilford and has left a man in a critical condition.

William Deo (left) and Gavin Okwu-Brewis. Photo: Met PoliceWilliam Deo (left) and Gavin Okwu-Brewis. Photo: Met Police

Police received reports of an incident in which a man, aged in 20s, had a noxious substance thrown at him on Wednesday, June 13 at around 10pm.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

The substance is believed to have been ammonia.

Police do not wish to release more specific details of where the incident took place at this time.

Makayla Hajaig, of Barley Lane, Chadwell Heath, was arrested on Sunday and charged with robbery, section 18 grevious bodily harm with intent and actual bodily harm.

She is due to appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court this morning, June 19.

Enquiries continue to trace two men, William Deo, 20, and Gavin Okwu-Brewis, 29, in connection with this offence.

They should not be approached and anyone with information about their location is asked to call police on 999 quoting reference 8771/13 June.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Officers from the East Area Command Unit investigate.

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