Woman arrested after bleach squirted through letterbox hitting victim on leg

Police and scenes of crime officers on Weston Road, Lowestoft after a woman was arrested on suspicio

Police and scenes of crime officers on Weston Road, Lowestoft after a woman was arrested on suspicion of suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. Picture: Mark Boggis - Credit: Archant

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after a noxious substance - thought to be bleach - was squirted through the letterbox of a home.

Police officers, scenes of crime officers and the East of England Ambulance Service responded following reports of a domestic related incident in Lowestoft.

About five police cars – including two Forensic Services vans – were called to Weston Road in Lowestoft at 1.10pm on Sunday, October 11.

A police spokesman said: “It is believed that a man and woman approached the front door of a property and that a noxious substance was squirted through the letterbox, hitting the woman on the leg.

“It is thought that the substance was household bleach.


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“The victim was assessed at the scene by the East of England Ambulance Service and did not require hospital treatment.”

A woman in her 30s was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

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She was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning and has now been released under investigation while enquiries continue into the circumstances of the incident.

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