Teenager rushed to hospital after ‘acid attack’

teenager rushed to hospital after acid attack

An investigation has been launched after teenage boy has been rushed to hospital after “acid” was thrown at him in a fight in South Norwood.

Emergency services were called to South Norwood High Street, at its junction with Portland Road, at 4.30pm today (Monday, October 7) to reports of a fight.

The boy was found to have a “corrosive substance thrown at him”, the Met Police have revealed

“He has (The boy) been rushed to A&E by the London Ambulance Service to a South London hospital for treatment,” a spokesman for the force aded.

“His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”

A police cordon remains on the High Street, near to The Jolly Sailor pub.