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Teenager Charged Over London Acid Attacks

Offbeat  (tags: Acid Attack, London UK )

- 643 days ago -
A 16-year-old boy who was arrested in connection with five acid attacks in London on Thursday has been charged with 15 offences, police have said.


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Animae C (508)
Saturday July 15, 2017, 6:19 pm
The five attacks took place in 90 minutes across north and east London.
The 16-year-old has been charged with:
three counts of robbery
four counts of attempted robbery
one count of possession of an item to discharge a noxious substance
five counts of attempted grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent
one count of GBH with intent
one count of handling stolen goods

Good grief!!!!!
i really want to know what the sentence will be.

Alexa R (319)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 12:35 am
"The recent spike in attacks means the UK has the highest number of reported acid attacks per capita in the world."

"This is a horrendous crime, it maims, it disfigures," ACC Kearton explains.
"What particularly disgusts me about this crime is that it's premeditated, no-one carries acid around on the streets for any other reason than using it for this reason.
"The intention behind this is for someone to live with this for the rest of their lives.
"That is lasting physical and emotional damage, its sometimes why some people choose this as a form of attack."

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 4:00 am
Terrifying. Why is acid still so easily available?

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 8:16 am
Noted, Thanks

Peggy B (43)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 8:40 am
The acid should be more difficult to obtain.

Raleigh koritz (359)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 12:51 pm
Good news for the UK. This kid should be charged as an adult, and pay dearly for what he has done. No excuses! Thank you, Ray

Kay M (46)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 1:49 pm
Good afternoon and thank you for this article - which i read and noted- it is so sad that we have to have this discussion at all- that some horrific monster would destroy another human being's life by throwing acid on them is beyond understanding -it is without merit or understanding it is cruelty at its core -THIS SO CALLED TEENAGER SHOULD GO AWAY FOR LIFE- NEVER TO SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY EVER AGAIN-- KEPT IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT THE WHOLE TIME --NO PAROLE- EVER --THE CRIMINALS FAMILY SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO PAY ALL EXPENSES FOR THE VICTIMS TO RECOVER - NO MATTER HOW LONG IT TAKES- sincerely KAY M.

Colleen L (3)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 2:50 pm
Kay said it all. Thanks Ray

TOM T (247)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 2:55 pm

Anne K (139)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 4:27 pm
Thanks, Ray.

Lenore K (0)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 5:33 pm

Julie W (33)
Sunday July 16, 2017, 9:00 pm
I find it really hard to understand what kind of a kick someone would get out of throwing acid in random strangers' faces. Maybe he is mentally ill?

Sylvie A (190)
Monday July 17, 2017, 3:50 am
I totally agree with Catherine.
Thank you for sharing.

Winn Adams (179)
Monday July 17, 2017, 5:53 pm

Margie FOURIE (148)
Monday July 24, 2017, 6:16 am
Lock him up and throw away the key.
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