Moss Side acid attack: Man sprayed in face

image captionThe attack happened in the Moss Side area of Manchester

A man suffered serious facial injuries when he was "sprayed with acid" in Manchester, police have said.

The victim, in his 20s, was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries after the attack on Great Western Street, Moss Side, at 18:40 GMT on Monday.

Greater Manchester Police said initial inquiries indicate this was an isolated attack and there is no wider risk to the general public.

No arrests have been made.

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