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Whitstable fish and chip shop 'acid attack' suspects bailed

Ian's Plaice in Whitstable Image copyright Kent-999s

Two people arrested over a suspected acid attack at a fish and chip shop have been bailed.

A "substance" was thrown at the victim just before 09:00 BST on Saturday, in Whitstable, Kent.

The victim was treated in hospital after he suffered facial injuries in the attack, which took place at Ian's Plaice, off Thanet Way.

The suspects, a 26-year-old woman and a man aged 51, were known to the victim, police said.

The woman was detained on suspicion of assault. The man is being held on suspicion of making threats to kill and causing criminal damage.

They have been bailed until 25 August.

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