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Ten injured in a chemical attack; UK BULLETINS.

A TOTAL of 10 people, including three police officers, were taken to hospital after a chemical attack outside a Leicestershire pub in the early hours of Sunday.

The substance, believed to be ammonia, was sprayed during a huge brawl in which a group armed with baseball bats damaged The Cricketers pub in Aylestone, a suburb of Leicester.

Five people were arrested over the incident, during which Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service was also called out.

Two men aged 53 and 43 were held on suspicion of causing ABH, a 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and a 29-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage. A boy, 15, was also held on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon.

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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jul 8, 2019
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