This table from the Metropolitan Police shows shows ‘violent offences’ relating to corrosive fluids since 2012:
‘Violent offences’ relating to corrosive fluids Source
The number of violent acid-related offences in London has soared by almost 200 per cent in the last 15 years, shocking statistics have revealed.
Since 2002, the number of corrosive fluid incidents considered to be “violent offences” have increased by 186 per cent from 145 to 416 last year.
The age of offenders has also dropped dramatically as more teens are convicted of crimes relating to acid.
The Met revealed the stark rise in numbers of the violent offences after a double acid attack in north and east London.
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