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Woman disfigured in Dagenham acid attack

  • 1 February 2013
  • From the section London
Naomi Oni before and after acid attack
Image caption Naomi Oni, 20 was walking in Dagenham, east London when she was attacked

A young woman has been left disfigured after acid was thrown in her face in east London.

Naomi Oni, 20 was walking in Lodge Avenue, Dagenham, when she was attacked at about 00:40 GMT on 30 December. The attacker fled from the scene.

The Metropolitan Police said Ms Oni managed to get home and an ambulance was called.

Ms Oni, who was treated for burns, has been released from hospital. Nobody has been arrested over the attack.

A police spokesman said officers "retain an open mind as to the motive at this early stage".

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