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Police charge man after three people were injured with a corrosive substance in Chesham

| October 7, 2019

Police have charged a man in connection with an incident in Chesham on Saturday 5th October 2019 in which three people were injured with a corrosive substance in Chesham.

At 9.14pm officers from Thames Valley Police were called to Broad Street, Chesham following reports of a fight in progress outside the Costcutter convenience store.

Upon arrival as the scene the police officers discovered three people suffering from the effects of bleach coming into contact with them.

A 34 year old man, was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital with injuries to his eyes while a 48 year old woman and a 44 year old man were treated at the scene by ambulance and fire crews.

The firefighters were called to the incident at 9.21pm. One fire appliance with crew attended from Amersham fire station as well as one from Berkhamsted fire station. Two officers also attended.

On Sunday 6th October 2019 police charged a 51 year old man of The Chase, Chesham with three counts of throwing/casting a corrosive fluid with intent to burn / maim / disfigure / disable / do grievous bodily harm.

The 51 year old man will appear before High Wycombe Magistrates Court on Monday 7th October 2019.

Further information can be read at the following link : ‘Three people injured with a corrosive substance in Chesham‘.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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