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Isle of Dogs acid attack leaves woman with ‘life-changing’ injuries

PUBLISHED: 15:23 28 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:33 28 December 2017

The woman was attacked in Westferry Road. Picture credit: Google.

The woman was attacked in Westferry Road. Picture credit: Google.

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A woman has suffered life-changing injuries following an acid attack on the Isle of Dogs yesterday evening.

The 36-year-old victim was walking alone when a noxious substance was sprayed on her in Westferry Road just before 7pm.

She was rushed to hospital with burns to her face and leg.

Tests confirmed a strong acid solution was used by her attacker.

Detectives are currently trawling through CCTV footage to and following a number of leads to identify the suspect, who was not seen by the victim.

Anyone with information should call Tower Hamlets CID on 0208 754 4550 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

There have been no arrests.

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