Acid attack at five places in London, teenager arrested
Police have cordoned off the scene of the incident in Hackney, East London. Photograph: (Reuters)
A teenager has been arrested after five acid attacks were reported in north-east London, media reports said.
The attacks happened in a space of 90 minutes at Hackney, Stoke Newington and Islington on Thursday night, reports said.
Police said they had arrested a male teenage on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and robbery. He is in custody in an east London police station, news agencies reported.