A man has been rushed to hospital after an “acid attack” on an East London high street.
The 20-year-old victim had been robbed of his moped by a man in Mentmore Terrace at noon on Saturday
A fight broke out during the robbing and the victim was at first threatened with a knife, before a noxious substance was thrown in his face.
A short while later, police found the stolen moped abandoned.
No arrests have been made but enquiries continue.