East London Nightclub Acid attack leaves many scarred

East London Nightclub Acid attack leaves many scarred and two blinded Emergency services outside the Mangle nightclub on Monday night

The terrifying attack left two people blind.


Sophie Hall, 21, was celebrating a friend’s birthday on Easter Bank Holiday Monday at the Mangle club in Hackney when acid was thrown into the crowd.


Police are continuing to hunt Arthur Collins, an ex-boyfriend of former Towie star Ferne McCann, in connection with the acid attack.

Couple: Arthur Collins, pictured with Ferne McCann, is being hunted by police (Instagram)


Ms Hall has said her face is now ruined and urged the perpetrator to hand himself in. She claims to have been told by officers that Mr Collins may have fled to Spain.


She told the Sun: “My face is ruined. You cannot run forever. What sort of person throws acid in a packed nightclub?”

“I recognised some of the Towie crowd and I definitely saw Collins. I recognised him from Ferne’s Instagram and Twitter.”

“He was with a group of guys and seemed to be having a good time. I turned and there was a plume of white smoke coming towards me.


“It smelt like petrol and it hit me and was the most awful burning and stinging sensation.”


A 22-year-old woman was left blind in one eye in the horrific attack in Sidworth Street, while detectives revealed last night a second victim has also been blinded.


In total, 20 people suffered burns during the assault at about1.10am on Monday, April 17. 


Arthur Collins, 25, of Hertfordshire is wanted for questioning by police in connection with an attack on a nightclub in Dalston



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