16-yr-old boy charged in connection with London acid attacks

16-yr-old boy charged in connection with London acid attacks

British police has charged a 16-year-old boy in connection with five acid attacks which took place in London last week.

The boy who attacked moped riders in less than 90 minutes last Thursday was slammed with 15 charges include grievous bodily harm, possession of an item to discharge a noxious substance, and robbery.

According to a statement by the London Metropolitan Police, the boy is due to appear before Stratford Youth Court on Monday.

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Two other teenagers suspected of throwing acid at several victims across east London on Thursday which left their victims with facial burns were also arrested on Friday.

The worrying spate of acid attacks in London has forced scores of acid attack survivors to demand harsher punishment for attackers and tougher measures to buy corrosive substances.

Hundreds of thousands of Britons supported the campaign on Friday after the acid attack in east London which has left one victim with life-changing injuries.


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