Teenage girl detained by cops after ‘throwing acid’ at boy outside train station on busy street

A TEENAGE girl has been arrested after allegedly splashing acid on a boy’s face outside a train station.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on the busy high street outside Notting Hill Gate tube station shortly after 3pm.


The incident happened outside Notting Hill Gate stationCredit: Alamy

A teenager said he was thrown a ‘corrosive liquid’ in his face and doctors treated him at the scene before he was taken to hospital.

Cops arrested a teenage girl on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

A police cordon remains at the scene outside the Ole & Steen Bakery and Ten Health Fitness.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 3.10pm on Friday April 22 to a report of an assault outside Notting Hill Gate tube station.

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“Officers were present with the London Ambulance Service.

“A teenager said he had a corrosive liquid thrown in his face. He was treated by the emergency services.

“A teenage girl was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and taken into custody.”

Investigations are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 4480/22Apr.

To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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