Man bailed over suspected acid attack in Liverpool

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A man arrested after another man suffered serious burns in a suspected acid attack in Liverpool has been released on bail.

The victim, 33, was attacked in Wavertree on Tuesday night. He suffered burns to his face, neck and body.

A police officer who was called to the incident suffered burns to his arms and hands when he helped him put cold water on his injuries, a spokesman said.

The arrested man, 39, was arrested on suspicion of section 18 wounding.

Police said they believed the "extremely nasty incident" was deliberate.

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