Truro acid attack suspects arrested by police
Police have arrested two people in connection with a doorstep acid attack on a businessman.
A 48-year-old man and a 16-year-old youth were arrested near Hastings in Sussex on suspicion of attempted murder, said Devon and Cornwall Police.
Andreas Christopheros, 29, is currently in a critical but stable condition after the attack at his Truro home, on Tuesday.
The suspects are being brought back to Cornwall for questioning.
Police are searching for a red Peugeot van seen near the house in Carrine Road at around the time of the attack at 16:00 GMT.
Mr Christopheros, who lives with his wife Pia and 18-month-old son Theo in Truro, is listed as a director of nine companies.
He organises the Run To The Sun custom car event, which attracts about 100,000 car fans every year to Newquay, and owns a large number of properties in Newquay.
He is also a director of Chase 3000, a car rally across Europe planned for 2015.