South Australian man left with critical burns to his head, shoulder and arm after an alleged acid assault
Police vehicles and fireplace crews have been referred to as to a property at Andrews Farms in Adelaide’s northern suburbs simply after 9pm on Tuesday, after the 55-year-old man was discovered coated in chemical substances – a mix of hydrochloric and petrol.
Police say the acid assault came about throughout a struggle with one other man within the entrance yard of the house on Leicester Grove.
Police say the person chased his alleged attacker right down to the close by street, Premier Close the place authorities ultimately caught up with the pair.
The man coated in chemical substances was taken to Lyell McEwin Hospital to be handled for critical burns to his head, shoulder and arm.
The 62-year-old alleged attacker was additionally taken to hospital with head accidents.
He was additionally arrested and charged with aggravated assault inflicting hurt.
Hazmat crews labored to scrub up the chemical substances left behind on the scene of the alleged acid assault.
Investigators are working to determine a motive for the assault, however are assuring the general public it wasn’t random.