Police say boy  charged with 15 offences after London acid attacks

LONDON (Reuters) – British police said yesterday they had charged a 16-year-old boy with 15 offences following five related acid attacks in London two days earlier.

The charges include grievous bodily harm, possession of an item to discharge a noxious substance, and robbery.

The boy is due to appear before Stratford Youth Court tomorrow, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

On Friday, British police arrested two teenagers after five acid attacks against moped riders in less than 90 minutes across east London on Thurs-day left several people with facial burns, including one with horrific injuries.

 

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