An 18-year-old man has been taken to hospital with “life changing” injuries after suffering an acid-attack.

Police were called to reports of a fight in Walnut Road, Waltham Forest at around 8.25pm on Saturday June 18.

Police and the London Ambulance Service found the 18-year-old suffering from serious injuries.

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They believed that acid had also been thrown at him.

He was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is not thought to be life threatening but police say it believed to be "life changing".

Detectives from the Northeast Command Unit are investigating and would like to speak with anyone who was in the area of Larch Road and Walnut Road that evening.

Police would also like to hear from anyone who has dash cam or CCTV/doorbell footage from the area between 8pm and 9pm.

Anyone with information can call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote reference CAD 7403/18Jun.

Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.