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Assault - Barking

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Officers have been called to Barking rail station today following reports of an assault.

A man was attacked by someone who threw what is believed to have been a corrosive substance at him.

The call came into police at 8.24am.

Officers are at the scene alongside paramedics from the London
Ambulance Service who are treating the victim.

We are in the early stages of the investigation but early indications suggest the victim and offender may have been known to each other.

Enquiries are continuing –if anyone has any information please call 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, or speak to officers who are in the area.

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