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.

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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.’

The documentary, which… Read the full story


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