Acid attacker gives chilling account of why women are more likely to be targeted

The shocking interview reveals how acid attackers operate (Picture: VICE)

Acid attacks are a growing epidemic in London.

Five robberies where acid was thrown in victims’ faces overnight on Thursday shocked the capital, but showed how acid is growing in popularity as a weapon of choice.

Woman ‘beaten by in-laws with a hockey stick for giving birth to a girl’

And a chilling interview with an attacker in an upcoming VICE documentary reveals how thugs are combining the weapon with knives, with devastating effect.

He said: ‘I’ve heard about people putting (acid) on a knife, stabbing someone, so the wound doesn’t heal and that.’

Loading...

The documentary, which… Read the full story

x

Check Also

14 reasons why Stoke-on-Trent should be the UK City Of Culture 2021

Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent (Picture: Getty) Stoke-on-Trent has been shortlisted to become UK City Of Culture 2021. ...