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Woman Charged After Sulphuric Acid Attack

Friday 16th May 2014

A woman has appeared in court charged with throwing sulphuric acid over a man's head in east London.

The 53-year-old victim  was working in a garden on an estate in Hackney when it happened on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the man has now been dismissed from hospital, but will need prolonged and intensive treatment.

53 year old Jacquline Pocket has been remanded in custody to appear in court again later this month.