‘Acid attack’ alert as Lucozade thrown in man’s face
A MAN was taken to hospital after an unknown substance which turned out to be Lucozade was thrown into his face.
Emergency services were called to a row of shops on Bramhall Lane, Davenport, Stockport, on Tuesday.
A man, believed to be in his 30s, was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital.
The scene was taped off while investigation work was carried out. It is understood a car was also cordoned off by officers.
GMP have since confirmed the substance was Lucozade and the man is uninjured.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at 6.10pm to reports of someone having had an unknown substance thrown in their face.
“We sent one engine from Stockport to the scene.
“On arrival, firefighters found one man of roughly 30 years of age who said he had had an unknown substance thrown in his face and administered copious amounts of water to flush his face.
“The casualty was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital.”