A man has been blinded by a stranger who threw acid in his face following a row in an upmarket London street.
The 58-year-old hospital cleaner was walking to work when he got into the dispute with another man in Belgravia.
The man then produced a container and threw a liquid into the victim's face, leaving him blinded and in pain, police said.
The attack happened at 3.45am on Wednesday at the junction of Cambridge Street and Clarendon Street in one of the plushest parts of London.
Police were called by a resident who heard the victim shouting for help and saw him staggering along Cambridge Street, bumping into parked cars.
The victim was taken to a specialist hospital where he is receiving treatment for burns to his face.
Doctors believe the injuries were caused by some form of acid.
Early indications are that he will lose his sight.
Det Sgt Darren Nayler, from th
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