Man is arrested in Wisbech acid attack investigation

Suspected acid attack at house in Norwich Road, Wisbech. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Suspected acid attack at house in Norwich Road, Wisbech. PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

A 27-year-old man from the Wisbech area has today (Wednesday 27) been arrested in connection with a suspected acid attack in Norfolk Road, Wisbech.

The attack happened on Sunday (June 24) and the victim, a female, is not said to have suffered serious injuries.

Armed police surrounded the home following the incident.

The man is currently in custody at the Police Investigation Centre in Kings Lynn.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “We were called at just before 8.20am to a report of a suspected acid attack in the Norwich Road area of Wisbech.

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“A woman reported having a substance, suspected to be acid, thrown at her. She was not seriously injured.

“It is being treated as an isolated incident at this time.”

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The King’s Lynn purpose built Police Investigation Centres (PIC), has facilities to interview, collect evidence and arrange court appearances.

• Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident 114 of 24 June or visit Alternatively you can report information to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via

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