Hackney man Serkan Kiziltan charged with GBH over Dalston ‘acid attack’

PUBLISHED: 09:24 10 May 2018 | UPDATED: 09:24 10 May 2018

The attack happened in Shacklewell Lane. Picture: Chris Whippet/Creative Commons licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The attack happened in Shacklewell Lane. Picture: Chris Whippet/Creative Commons licence CC BY-SA 2.0


A man will appear in court over the “acid attack” in Dalston on Sunday morning.

Serkan Kiziltan, 21, of Hackney was charged on Wednesday with one count of causing grievous bodily harm and one count of violent disorder.

A 17-year-old boy and two men aged 22 and 27 were injured in Shacklewell Lane at 5.20am after the substance was thrown, according to Scotland Yard.

He is set to appear at Wood Green crown court, though no date has been set for the hearing.

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