Lowestoft man appears at crown court in connection with Pakefield acid attack
15:20 26 August 2014
A man accused of throwing acid in the face of a woman in her 20’s has appeared before a judge at Ipswich Crown Court.
Leon Thompson, 38, of Alma Road in Lowestoft is charged with throwing a corrosive liquid with intent to disfigure and causing grievous bodily harm.
The charge relates to an incident in London Road South, Pakefield at 8.20am on August 14 when a woman suffered serious facial injuries after allegedly having a corrosive liquid squirted in her face.
Thompson appeared at Ipswich Crown Court today (Tuesday) in front of Judge John Devaux and the case was adjourned until November 7 for a plea and directions hearing.
Thompson was remanded in custody.
The victim remains in hospital.