‘Acid at­tack’ alert as Lu­cozade thrown in man’s face

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

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.”

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