Teen arrested after five linked acid attacks in east London

A teenager has been arrested following five attacks in north-east London which involved corrosive substances being thrown in peoples’ faces.

They all happened within 90 minutes in Hackney, Stoke Newington and Islington on Thursday night and detectives are treating them as linked.

The attacks began at 22:25 BST on Thursday in Hackney Road.

The teenage male is being held at an east London police station on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and robbery.

The victims were taken to hospital, with one of them suffering “life-changing injuries”.

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  • Alain

    For some strange reason I suspect the “teen” is one of those “Asians”.

    • BillyHW

      They don’t even cook their fish! Savages!

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      Aw jeez, I remember when I was a carefree teen working thirty hours a week and going to school for forty and I had so much time.
      Once, I accidentally spilled a pitcher of milk on the back of a waitress’ head.
      Fuck, that was embarrassing.

    • Drunk_by_Noon

      Me too, but we would have been wrong.
      However, had this been a dusky savage, rest assured that it likely would not have even been reported as being connected.

    • Bikinis not Burkas

      Aren’t those “Asians” also “Muslims”.
      When I first heard the news I thought the victims would have been un-veiled women. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8e7ac70c90bd65105977aa63f3ba826505842a6f6fb6745c006f6c1ed3654a8a.jpg

  • BillyHW

    It’s diversity acid that makes us strong.

    • Bikinis not Burkas

      One day hydrochloric, next day sulphuric, next day muratic that’s diversity.
      Time for an acid buy back amnesty so that the honest people can get their own money back, and the crims will still have their stash at home!

  • Hard Little Machine

    Did you see the chart in the article? HUNDREDS of attacks. Hundreds. More than one a day every single day. Hmm well good thing the Jews will be driven out of England soon. At least they’ll be safe from that .

  • Watchman

    And even if it is not an ‘Asian’ responsible, this is probably a result of the Diversity bringing in new cultural norms that native Briton are picking up and implementing themselves.