Two men are hospitalised after having substances sprayed on them

Two men are hospitalised after having substances sprayed on them in attacks minutes apart across London

  • Man in 40s was sprayed by an ‘unknown substance’ in Lewisham, south London
  • Another man in his 20s was  stabbed and substance sprayed in Waltham Forest
  • The first attack happened around 9.20pm and the second at 10.40pm tonight 

Two men have been hospitalised after having substances sprayed on them in separate attacks across London tonight.  

One man in his 40s was sprayed by an ‘unknown substance’ in Lewisham, south London, at around 9.20pm this evening.  

The man is in hospital and his condition is not thought to be life threatening.

Two men have been hospitalised after having substances sprayed on them in separate attacks across London tonight. Pictured: The scene in Lewisham after a man in his 40s was sprayed by an ‘unknown substance’

The first attack, at around 9.20pm this evening, left a man in hospital but his condition is not thought to be life threatening

A second attack in Waltham Forest saw a man in his 20s stabbed and a substance sprayed at him at 10.40pm.

He is currently in hospital and his condition is unknown.

Lewisham MPS tweeted: ‘We’re working in Lewisham High Street after a man in his 40s was assaulted and sprayed at around 9.20pm with an unknown substance. 

Lewisham MPS tweeted: ‘We’re working in Lewisham High Street after a man in his 40s was assaulted and sprayed at around 9.20pm with an unknown substance.’  Pictured: Police at the scene

‘He has been taken to hospital for treatment (condition not thought to be life-threatening). No arrest yet.’

Waltham Forest MPS wrote: ‘We’re investigating a stabbing at 10.40pm in Queens Road, Walthamstow. 

‘A substance was also sprayed at the victim, aged in his 20s, who has been taken to hospital. 

‘We await assessment of condition. No arrest.’

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