Woman suffers burns in Market Drayton ‘chemical attack’

A woman suffered burns to her hands after a chemical substance was thrown at her.

The emergency services were called to to an incident, in Berrisford Road, in Market Drayton, shortly after 10.45am on Thursday.

In a statement West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "On arrival we discovered one patient, a woman, who had an unknown substance thrown at her.

"She received treatment at the scene before being transported to Princess Royal Hospital for further assessment."

A crew from Market Drayton Fire Station and West Mercia Police also attended the scene.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said the incident involved "a chemical substance causing burning to hands".

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