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Acid attack on man in Knights Manor Way, Dartford

By KentOnline reporter

A man has been taken to hospital with burns after an acid attack in Dartford.

The victim reportedly had the "noxious liquid" thrown at him as he answered the door at a house in Knights Manor Way, Dartford.

Police, ambulances and fire crews were called just before 5pm yesterday.

The attack happened in Knights Manor Way, Temple Hill. Picture Google.

The attack happened in Knights Manor Way, Temple Hill. Picture: Google.

The man is said to have suffered burns to his shoulder and neck.

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at 4.50pm on Sunday 26 November 2017 to a report of an assault at a property on Knights Manor Way, Dartford, where the victim reported having a noxious liquid thrown at them.

"Officers attended along with SECAmb and Kent Fire and Rescue Service and the victim was taken to a local hospital.

"Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing."

The fire service confirmed crews attended to help police and paramedics.

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