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Teenager charged over London acid attacks

Detectives investigating five linked acid attacks in north and east London have charged a teenager with 15 offences.

By Jon Francis | Published: 16th July 2017 News Updates

The 16-year-old boy 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 GBH with intent, one count of GBH with intent and one count of handling stolen goods.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Stratford Youth Court on Monday.

Earlier, a 15-year-old boy who was arrested at an address in Stoke Newington on, Friday morning 14 July also on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and robbery was released on bail until a date in early August.

The investigation into five separate attacks remains ongoing.