Second Man Charged Over Lowestoft Acid Attack

6 November 2014, 17:06 | Updated: 6 November 2014, 17:11

A second man has been charged in connection with an acid attack on a woman in Lowestoft.

The 22 year-old victim had the corrosive substance thrown in her face while walking along London Road South on the evening of 14 August. She suffered serious injuries.

Anthony Riley, who is 25 and from Raglan Street in the town, has been charged with conspiring to apply a corrosive fluid/substance with intent.

He is due to appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich tomorrow morning (Friday 7 November).

38 year old Leon Thompson, from Alma Road in the town, has already been charged with throwing a corrosive liquid with intent to disfigure and causing grievous bodily harm.

He is due to enter a plea at Ipswich Crown Court tomorrow.