Police release e-fit of Stratford acid attack suspect
- Credit: Metropolitan Police
Police investigating a suspected acid attack in Stratford today released an e-fit image of the man thought to be involved.
A 32-year-old man was walking along High Street towards Stratford tube station when he was approached by two men at around 11.30pm on May 22.
After one of the pair attempted to rob the man, the suspect threw a corrosive liquid in the victim’s face.
He ran to the station and an ambulance was called.
The victim, taken to two hospitals for treatment, was left with permanent scarring from his serious burn injuries.
You may also want to watch:
No arrests have been made.
The suspect is described as a man in his late 20s, of Mediterranean appearance and slim build. He was clean shaven, spoke with a London accent and wore a bright red hooded-top, a dark-coloured baseball cap and dark trousers.
- 1 New developments given the green light in Newham so far this year
- 2 Steward admits lanyard theft ahead of Euro 2020 final
- 3 Woodford Green and Forest Gate residents criticise councils over flooding
- 4 Engineering student wins place at Princeton University
- 5 Grade II-listed building to become creative hub with £250k refurb
- 6 East London travel disruption round-up for the week ahead
- 7 Inquest: Newham driver died of 'misadventure' after Redbridge police chase
- 8 Forest Gate flats bid gets green light despite neighbours' objections
- 9 Win a pair of Carabao Cup tickets to Leyton Orient vs Queens Park Rangers
- 10 Fried chicken outlet to open at Westfield in Stratford
Anyone with information should call Forest Gate CID on 0208 217 5820 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.