Police rushed to a London tube station tonight after six people were injured in a massive acid attack. Witnesses saw dozens of ambulances and police cars racing to Stratford tube station in the east of the capital.
Dramatic pictures shared on social media appeared to show police attending to victims at the station. Nate Higgins, who saw the emergency services arriving at the scene, told MailOnline: ‘There were a lot of police, a lot of fire engines and a lot of ambulances. Multiple emergency service vehicles are outside the station and horrified commuters can be seen fleeing from the scene. Video scene Below Click for watching
Acid attack at Stratford leaves commuters horrified as cops treat victim at th Reports suggest a victim has been seriously injured, with horrified passers-by sharing their shock on social mediae scene
In a statement, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called just before 8pm on Saturday, 23 September to the area around Stratford Shopping Centre to reports of a group of males spraying what is believed to be a noxious substance.
“London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have attended. A number of people have been reported injured at different locations – believed to be six people. We await further details. One male has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.