Dagenham teenager arrested after train station acid attack

Police took four teenagers to an east London police station where they currently remain. Picture: PA

Police took four teenagers to an east London police station where they currently remain. Picture: PA images - Credit: PA WIRE

A 17-year-old Dagenham boy has been arrested in relation to an acid attack at a train station which left five teenagers in hospital.

British Transport Police said the Dagenham teenager contacted officers following an appeal for information and was subsequently arrested.

He is said to be “currently helping police with their enquiries”.

The violent attack, which took place shortly after 12.40am on Sunday at a train platform in Ockenden Station, Essex, has left two of the victims with “potentially life changing” injuries.

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