This is the makeshift weapon that is terrifying people across the capital – a Lucozade bottle filled with ACID.
Cops swooped after a man was seen carrying the bottle near Bow Road station, east London on Tuesday.
Officers were called to the scene after reports of a suspected robbery in Eleanor Street, Bow, at 2.50am
A group of men were searched nearby and one of them was found to be carrying a squeezy plastic bottle filled with the suspect substance.
Tower Hamlets Police tweeted out a picture of the bottle inside what appears to be a protective casing.
The tweet describes it as a suspected bottle of acid, and a frothy, pale, yellowish liquid can be seen inside the bottle.
Bradley Kerr, 21, of no fixed abode, has been charged with one count of possession of a noxious substance.
He was due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, July 19.
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