Man hurt 'after corrosive substance thrown in possible road rage incident'

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A man has been injured after he was reportedly attacked with a corrosive substance in a possible road rage incident.

The victim, believed to be in his 30s, suffered minor injuries during the incident in North Street, Barking, east London, at about midday on Tuesday.

Scotland Yard said it responded to reports of an incident where a corrosive substance was reportedly thrown.

Police in Havering tweeted a statement which said "it is believed to be a road rage incident at this stage", adding the nearby Abbey's Children Centre was not involved.

No arrests have been made.