Liquid sprayed at man at Wolverhampton Waitrose

By Megan Archer | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Paramedics, police and firefighters were called after a man had a liquid sprayed in his face at a Wolverhampton supermarket.

The scene last night. Photo: Wolverhampton Fire

Emergency services were sent to the Waitrose store in Blakenhall after the unknown liquid was sprayed at around 5.30pm.

West Midlands Police said the man suffered soreness in one eye but that the substance was not believed to be corrosive.

One engine from Wolverhampton Fire Station was sent to the scene off the A449 Penn Road and Marston Road alongside police patrol cars and an ambulance.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 5.27pm last night to Marston Road, Wolverhampton.

"An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended. One man suffered minor injuries after reportedly being sprayed with an unknown substance.

"He was given treatment on scene before being taken to hospital for further checks as a precaution."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight or by calling 101 anytime. Quote log number 1944 of December 2.

Megan Archer

By Megan Archer
Chief Reporter - @MeganA_Star

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