Boy, 15, charged over ‘acid attack’
A 16-year-old male was left with life-changing injuries following an incident in Bristol earlier this month.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an alleged acid attack on another teenager.
The charge relates to an incident in a car park off Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, at about 8.45pm on September 1.
Avon and Somerset Police said the alleged victim, a 16-year-old boy, has since been discharged from hospital.
He is still undergoing treatment for his injuries, which were previously described as life-changing.
A force spokesman said: “A 15-year-old boy has been charged with throwing/casting a corrosive fluid with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.”
The 15-year-old is in police custody ahead of an appearance at Bristol Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.
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