Southampton acid attack victim suffers severe burns
19 September 2015
From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight
The woman was attacked outside the Turtle Bay restaurant in Southampton’s Guildhall Square
A woman suffered severe burns to her face, neck and arms when she had acid thrown over her during a night out.
The 37-year-old was attacked outside the Turtle Bay bar and restaurant in Southampton’s Guildhall Square at about 21:00 BST on Friday, police said.
An eyewitness said the male attacker, who fled towards Above Bar Street after the attack, appeared to know the woman.
Police described it as a “rare and isolated” attack. The victim was taken to Southampton General Hospital.
Hampshire police is yet to release information about her condition.
Staff from Turtle Bay gave first aid before an ambulance arrived.
Source:: BBC world news feed