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Man arrested following noxious substance incident

September 7, 2017

A 25-year-old man has been taken to hospital suffering from skin irritation following in an incident involving a noxious substance.

Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to Thenford Street in Northampton at 4.45pm today.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for possession of an offensive weapon.

This incident is being linked to another which took place nearby.

Detective Sergeant Johnny Campbell said: “The noxious substance used was not believed to be an acid.

“We have made one arrest and believe this was a targeted attack.”

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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