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Three hurt in suspected acid attack in Islington

Junction of Copenhagen Street and Caledonian Road Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called by paramedics to the junction between Copenhagen Street and Caledonian Road

A man, a woman and a two-year-old boy have been hurt in a suspected acid attack.

A "noxious substance" was thrown at the trio in Islington, north London, at 13:05 BST, Scotland Yard said.

The man suffered "potentially life-changing injuries", although his condition is not thought to be life-threatening. The woman and boy suffered minor injuries.

Officers have yet to identify the substance used.

No arrests have been made.

A Met spokesperson added that police were still working to "establish the full circumstances" of the attack, which happened at the junction of Copenhagen Street and Caledonian Road.

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