Manhunt for ‘acid THUGS’ after gang including woman hurl ‘corrosive substance’ over two boys

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Police have launched a manhunt after two boys had a corrosive substance thrown over them at a London Tube station.

British Transport Police (BTP) has released images of three people who they want to speak to after the incident which took place at Elm Park Tube station on Saturday, February 24.

Details of The Attack

The force said the victims were attacked just after 8pm and were left needing hospital treatment. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening o life-changing.

It is the latest in a number of recently reported acid attacks, with four others taking place in the last month alone, including the horrific Clapham chemical attack which saw a mother and two children targeted by and Afghan asylum seeker

CCTV images from the incident on Saturday show two men, one of whom is wearing a black puffer jacket, as well as a black face covering and black baseball cap. The other is seen wearing a black coat.

Also pictured is a woman wearing a cream jacket, blue jeans and converse trainers, while also holding a green coat.

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Statement From Police

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Marvin Bruno said: ‘Violence in any form will not be tolerated on the rail network and we would like to reassure the travelling public that our officers are working tirelessly to identify and apprehend those responsible.

‘We are really keen to speak to the people in the images, or anyone else who witnessed the incident, as we believe they have information which could help our investigation. If you know them or have any information that might help, please get in touch.’

Anyone who recognises the people pictured by British Transport Police, or has any other information, is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 803 of 24/02/24.

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