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Masked thugs smash car windows and pour ‘ACID’ inside her car

Masked thugs smash car windows and pour ‘ACID’ inside her car as she picks up children at primary school

  • Two masked men smashed the windows of a mother’s car and poured a ‘corrosive substance’  on it
  • The car was attacked outside St Barnabus C of E Primary Academy in Openshaw at around 3.20pm today
  • It is not known if the mother and her children were in the vehicle at the time 

Two masked men smashed the windows of a mother’s car and poured a ‘corrosive substance’ on the vehicle as she picked up her children from school in Manchester. 

The car was attacked outside St Barnabus C of E Primary Academy in Openshaw at around 3.20pm today. 

It is not known if the mother and her children were in the vehicle at the time but nobody was injured during the attack.

The car was attacked outside St Barnabus C of E Primary Academy in Openshaw at around 3.20pm today

The men, who were both wearing dark clothing and balaclavas, smashed the windows with weapons before pouring an unknown corrosive substance on the car. 

Officers are frantically hunting for the two men and Greater Manchester Police said searches of the area are ongoing.

Police, who are now conducting a search for the men, were called to the school after receiving reports that two men had damaged a car as a woman was collecting her two children from the school.   

Inspector Colin MacDiarmid said: ‘I know this incident will cause a lot of concern in the local community but I want to assure people in the area that we are responding and have officers working to find the men responsible.

‘We will continue to have increased visible patrols in the area for some time and I would encourage anyone with concerns to approach one of our officers to raise them.

‘I would also urge anybody with information about what happened to please contact police as a matter of urgency.’

If you have information about the incident call police on 101, quoting incident reference number 1110 of 25/09/18.

  

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