Two arrested for '˜acid attack' released without charge

A man and woman arrested on suspicion of attacking a man with what police believed to be acid have been released without charge, police have confirmed.

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 3:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th January 2017, 3:28 pm
A man and woman have been released without charge

The incident occurred on December 22 in Buckingham Road, Worthing.

Police said they had arrested a 37-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman on December 22 on suspicion of wounding with intent.

According to police, they were bailed until Monday (January 23).

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Both the man and woman have been released without charge as there was not enough evidence to proceed further with this arrest.”

Police said at the time that a 21-year-old had been taken to Worthing Hospital to be treated for his injuries but were not thought to be serious.

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