Man Hospitalised Following Acid Attack In Adelaide's North
Suspect to face court
A 55-year-old man has been hospitalised with acid burns following an altercation at a property in Adelaide’s north overnight.
According to police, the man was doused with a combination of hydrochloric acid and petrol at around 9PM at a Leicester Grove home in Andrews Farm.
The suspect attempted to flee the scene following the attack but was chased down by the victim.
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Emergency services were called to the scene where they treated the 55-year-old man for burns to his shoulder, head and arm.
The man was then transported to Lyell McEwin Hospital for further treatment before being moved to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
A 62-year-old Andrews Farms man suffered minor head injuries during the altercation and has been transported to hospital.
The 62-year-old has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault causing harm.
The two men are believed to be known to each other.
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