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10-year-old girl among three injured after corrosive substance was thrown at them in north London | UK News

Police call for information after three people, including a child, were attacked with a corrosive substance.

A 10-year-old girl, a 43-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman were taken to hospital after the substance was thrown at them in north London on Monday evening.

Metropolitan Police officers were called to a property at 7.20 p.m. in Colindale, near Barnet, where they located the victims.

All three were transported by the London Ambulance Service to hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

They have since been fired.

A number of officers were also treated at the scene for the effects of the substance after attending the address, although none were in serious condition.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

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Detective Sergeant Ewa Czura appealed for any witnesses who might be able to assist the investigation to come forward.

He said: “It is vital that we identify the suspect responsible for this attack and we need the public’s help.

“If you were in the area and witnessed the incident or have any information that could help you, I urge you to come forward and speak to the police.

“The information you have could be essential to our investigation and help bring justice to the victims and their families.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 6733/12 July.

They can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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