Teenager arrested after five acid attacks in London in 90 minutes

Police said that five linked acid attacks by men on mopeds in London have left several people injured _ the latest in a spate of such

Police said that five linked acid attacks by men on mopeds in London have left several people injured _ the latest in a spate of such

At 11.05pm (local time), a corrosive substance was reportedly thrown in the face of a person by two men on a moped in Shoreditch High Street.

Authorities have confirmed that one victim has tragically suffered "life-changing injuries" after the senseless attack.

The incidents are believed to be linked.

Other attacks were reported in Stoke Newington, Islington and Clapham.

The story, London police investigating four acid attacks in 90 minutes: reports, first appeared on the Sydney Morning Herald.

A teenager has been arrested after five acid attacks were reported in north-east London, media reports said.

His injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

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The two male suspects had tossed the noxious substance into his face before one of them jumped on to his vehicle and drove away.

The Met said it was awaiting an update on the extent of the victim's injuries.

Victims were rushed to hospital after having the corrosive substance either thrown or sprayed in their faces.

The victim has been taken to an east London hospital.

"Any witnesses, anyone with information or in possession of footage of these incidents should contact police on 101 or tweet MetCC".

The Met said in a statement: "Inquiries are ongoing and officers from Hackney are now trying to trace the suspects concerned".

Officers found a man with facial injuries that have been described as life-changing.

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