Teenager left with eye injury after petrol thrown at face
The 19-year-old was attacked while walking near McLaren Packaging in Port Glasgow, Inverclyde.
A teenager was left with an eye injury after petrol was thrown at his face.
The 19-year-old was attacked while walking near McLaren Packaging in Gareloch Road, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde.
It's understood another 19-year-old, who knew the victim, targeted the man by deliberately throwing the substance from a bottle.
The attacker fled and the victim was treated in hospital for an eye injury.
Constable Neil Gorman said: "We are treating it as a suspected petrol attack.
"The victim suffered swelling to his eye.
"It was a targeted attack, it is an isolated incident, the men are known to each other.
"The victim made his own way to hospital.
"We are following a positive line of inquiry but are appealing for anyone with information to call police on 101."