Woman and two men burned after bleach thrown in their faces in fight outside Costcutter

A WOMAN and two men were burned after bleach was hurled in their faces in a fight in a Costcutters.

Cops were scrambled to a brawl outside the Chesham shop last night, which left three people injured.

A 51-year-old man from the town is being quizzed over the assault, after being arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

One of the victims, a 34-year-old man, was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital with injuries to his eyes and he is still in hospital.

Two other victims, a 48-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were treated at the scene by ambulance and fire crews.

Detective Inspector Carl Wilson said: “This incident has occurred at a busy time of the evening, and I believe there will have been a number of witnesses.

“The victims have had a corrosive substance, believed to be bleach, thrown at them during the incident and all have required treatment. One of the victims remains in hospital at this time.

“I am appealing to anybody who saw this incident to contact police.

“I am also urging anybody who was driving in the area that may have dash-cam footage of the incident to please check this and contact us if there is anything that may assist the investigation.

“Anyone with any information should call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190309005.

“Alternatively, you can make a report online or by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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