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‘Dangerous’ man with links to Romford wanted in connection with noxious substance attack

PUBLISHED: 13:05 05 December 2017

David Hudson, who has links to Romford, is wanted for questioning by Essex Police. Photo: Essex Police

David Hudson, who has links to Romford, is wanted for questioning by Essex Police. Photo: Essex Police

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Police are urgently trying to trace a man with links to Romford after a noxious substance attack in Leigh-on-Sea.

Officers would like to talk to David Hudson, 52, in connection with an assault where a man was sprayed in the face with an unspecified noxious substance.

A man, aged in his 20s, reported that he was assaulted inside a property in Danbury Close at around 12pm on Thursday, October 5.

During the attack he was sprayed in the face with a substance which is believed to have been ammonia. The victim suffered injuries to his face and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Hudson has been described as being 5ft 10ins, has a scar on his right eyebrow and has tribal tattoos on his right arm. He has links to Leigh and Romford.

Hudson is considered dangerous and members of the public are urged not to approach if they see him but call police immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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