Search

Arthur Collins: Boyfriend of Towie star Ferne McCann wanted over Mangle E8 acid attack

PUBLISHED: 19:19 18 April 2017 | UPDATED: 19:26 18 April 2017

Arthur Collins was charged yesterday. Picture: Met Police

Arthur Collins was charged yesterday. Picture: Met Police

Archant

The boyfriend of a Towie star is being hunted by police over a horrific acid attack in a London Fields nightclub.

Arthur Collins is said by police to be pictured on this CCTV still from Mangle E8. Picture: Met Police Arthur Collins is said by police to be pictured on this CCTV still from Mangle E8. Picture: Met Police

Minor celeb Arthur Collins, 25, is wanted by detectives over the incident at Mangle E8 in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Two men, aged 24 and 29, suffered serious facial injuries in the attack and are being treated in a specialist burns unit in Essex – and police have told the Gazette one could go blind.

Ten other clubbers were also treated in hospital for minor burns after 600 people were evacuated from the Love Juice event, and 20 people were injured in total.

Scotland Yard has now released a CCTV image of Collins, of Hertfordshire, and urged anyone who knows where he is to call 999 immediately. Police have also warned people to stay away from him.

He is known for being the boyfriend of Towie star Ferne McCann.

Det Insp Lee McCullough from Hackney CID said: “We now have 20 people suffering from the effects of an acidic substance being sprayed in a confined space in a busy nightclub. All have burn-related injuries.

“The noxious substance used has not yet been confirmed but samples retrieved from the scene have been sent for analysis. If you were there and saw anyone involved inside or leaving the nightclub, please get in touch.”

Latest Hackney Stories

Troy Townsend hopeful Ryan Mason will remain in the game and can picture him being the perfect role model for aspiring professional footballers

28 minutes ago

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants Jack Wilshere to sign a new deal but has revealed the decision is not just his as the club look to reduce his basic salary in favour of a more appearance-based wage.

12:00

Leah Williamson has backed the returning Kim Little to inspire Arsenal Ladies to SSE Women’s FA Cup glory this season.

The two National League clubs go into the contest at Brisbane Road on Saturday in decent form after enjoying strong starts to 2018

The clash at the Old Spotted Dog had to be abandoned after only four minutes due to a potential leg break

Karen Hills’ team return to league action after having Sunday off and the mood in the camp is positive ahead of hosting the Hornets

36 minutes ago

A row between parents and the council about whether road closures will increase air pollution at a Stoke Newington primary school came to a head last night.

Tracy Prescott, who has devoted her life to fighting knife crime, tells the Gazette how the death of her son’s best friend spurred her to start a movement.

PROMOTED CONTENT

To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists