Arrests after Worthing '˜acid attack'

Police have arrested two men after a man was attacked with what police believe to be acid this afternoon (December 22).

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 4:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:29 pm
Police were called to the incident at around 2.10pm

Police said they were called to Buckingham Road in Worthing at around 2.10pm to reports a man had been attacked.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “It is reported the man had a liquid thrown at him, believed to have been acid. He is being taken to hospital to be treated.

“Two people, a 37-year-old man and a 33-year-old man both from Worthing, have been arrested for GBH. They are currently in custody.

“It is believed they are all known to each other.”

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