Men suffer serious burns after 'substance' attack in Black Country

2 September 2019, 05:39

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Two men have suffered serious burn injuries are a "potentially hazardous substance" was thrown at their van.

West Midlands Police said the victims were sitting in a vehicle in Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, when they were attacked at about 10.30am on Sunday. They were both taken to hospital.

Inquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances around the incident and the road has been closed following a minor collision that happened after the attack, the force said.

West Midlands Fire Service said specialist crews had worked to secure the scene, treat the casualties and assist police.