Who are the Worcester acid attack suspects, was the three-year-old’s dad involved and what happened in Home Bargains?

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COPS have charged five men over a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy.

West Mercia Police say the boy was deliberately targeted and have not commented on a possible motive for the attack. Here’s what we know…

 West Mercia Police released this picture of three men, they were hunting in connection to a suspect acid attack to a three-year-old boy

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West Mercia Police released this picture of three men, they were hunting in connection to a suspect acid attack to a three-year-old boy

Who are the Worcester acid attack suspects?

Five men aged between 22 and 41 have been charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

In connection with the incident on July 21, a 39-year-old and 41-year-old both from Wolverhampton were charged, alongside a 25-year-old, 22-year-old and 26-year-old all from London.

In the wake of the incident, Chief Superintendent Mark Travis said: “The family are coming to terms with something that is quite shocking.

“It’s a difficult time for them and we need to make sure that while we work through the investigation they are safe and secure and are allowed to deal with the issues that they face.”

 Police have been searching outside Home Bargains looking for clues

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Police have been searching outside Home Bargains looking for clues

What happened in Home Bargains?

A substance was thrown towards the three-year-old boy as he sat in his pram during a family Saturday afternoon shopping trip.

The incident occurred at around 2.15pm in Home Bargains on Shrub Hill Retail Park, Tallow Hill, Worcester, on Saturday, July 21.

Witnesses to the horror scene described seeing a woman crying and being comforted by police officers, as another claimed a “skinny white guy” fled the shop after the attack.

The area was quickly surrounded by police and ambulances.

Cops said the whole incident was captured on CCTV and they believe it to be a deliberate attack on the little lad.

Was the three-year-old’s dad involved?

Sources have claimed the three-year-old’s dad was involved in the horrific incident.

West Mercia Police’s Chief Superintendent speaks about the latest updates on the Worcester acid attack as three more men have been arrested

 

 



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