Road rage ‘acid attack’ carried out in broad daylight on residential Barking street

Picture: Met Police

Picture: Met Police - Credit: MPS

“Acid” thrown in anger during a road rage incident has left a man injured in Barking this afternoon.

Police and London Ambulance were called at 12pm today to North Street where they found a man, believed to be in his 30s, who had suffered “minor injuries” from coming into contact with a corrosive substance.

A crime scene remains in place.

No one has been arrested in connection with the attack and police are continuing with their enquiries.

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