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Man held in Kent over 'ammonia' attack on trio near The Lightbox club in Vauxhall

By KentOnline reporter

A man has been arrested in Kent after three men are believed to have been sprayed with ammonia.

The 31-year-old was held in the county yesterday on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm.

Scotland Yard said he remains in custody at a south London police station today over the attack near a club in Vauxhall.

The arrest was made by officers from Scotland Yard
The arrest was made by officers from Scotland Yard

Police said two men were attacked close to The Lightbox in the early hours of Saturday, May 8 after a row.

A third victim was also sprayed in the face a short time later with the liquid, believed to ammonia.

Detectives earlier said they were treating it as a homophobic attack.

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