Man had acid thrown in face after argument in Rayleigh

Man had acid thrown in face after argument

Man had acid thrown in face after argument

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A MAN had acid thrown in his face following a roadside altercation in Thundersley.

Two motorists initially had a verbal spat at the Rayleigh Weir roundabout at about 11pm on Tuesday, June 3.

The same individuals later had a further argument about 15 minutes later on Kingsmere in Thundersley and this is when a 27-year-old man from Rayleigh had acid thrown in his face.

He was rushed to hospital by paramedics and is continuing to recover there.

Officers are looking to identify and locate a man who is suspected of being involved in the attack.

He is described as white, aged in his 30s, is approximately 5ft 8ins tall, is of skinny build, has a gold hoop earring in one ear, has short brown hair with short sides and a longer ‘V’ at the back shaped into a point at the top.

At the time, he was wearing a light-grey polo shirt, blue denim jeans, a black hoodie which has small red toggles on the ends of the cord and worn and dirty white Nike trainers which have a bubble in the heel.

A 30-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were arrested at their home address in Rayleigh on Wednesday, June 4 on suspicion of assault.

They are currently on police bail until Thursday, August 14, pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information on the identity of the man described is urged to contact detectives at Southend police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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3:26pm Wed 18 Jun 14

danger2013 says...

Bit trippy this story
Bit trippy this story danger2013
  • Score: 13

8:50am Thu 19 Jun 14

Mummyb22 says...

Hope the scumbags get caught some people are such lowlife
Hope the scumbags get caught some people are such lowlife Mummyb22
  • Score: 26

9:11am Thu 19 Jun 14

CarnMountification says...

Horrid and vile crime, hope the B@stard who threw it, gets some serious time
Horrid and vile crime, hope the B@stard who threw it, gets some serious time CarnMountification
  • Score: 26

10:37am Thu 19 Jun 14

TheaWells says...

What the actual *$£@ !!!

What is wrong with some people!!!!??? To actually HAVE acid on you .. why? in case you need to teach someone a lesson? Premeditated random GBH?
What the actual *$£@ !!! What is wrong with some people!!!!??? To actually HAVE acid on you .. why? in case you need to teach someone a lesson? Premeditated random GBH? TheaWells
  • Score: 18

12:41pm Thu 19 Jun 14

supermadmax says...

Sounds like a personal dispute that got out of hand.
Sounds like a personal dispute that got out of hand. supermadmax
  • Score: 45

4:09pm Thu 19 Jun 14

MilesBond says...

The mark of a coward
The mark of a coward MilesBond
  • Score: 10

3:20pm Sat 21 Jun 14

Robin Reliant says...

supermadmax wrote:
Sounds like a personal dispute that got out of hand.
Just read this in Todays Sun, a full page spread with photo, The Echo story is pretty lame in comparison.
[quote][p][bold]supermadmax[/bold] wrote: Sounds like a personal dispute that got out of hand.[/p][/quote]Just read this in Todays Sun, a full page spread with photo, The Echo story is pretty lame in comparison. Robin Reliant
  • Score: 0

10:34pm Sat 21 Jun 14

Mummyb22 says...

As a friend of the family it was no dispute these people are cruel and must be sick and twisted to do this I so hope someone speaks forward and gets justice for the poor man
As a friend of the family it was no dispute these people are cruel and must be sick and twisted to do this I so hope someone speaks forward and gets justice for the poor man Mummyb22
  • Score: -10

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