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British boxing legend Michael Watson injured in brutal Acid attack

Boxing legend Michael Watson has reportedly been sprayed in the face with “a noxious substance” in an attempted car-jacking in London.

The former middleweight champion is believed to have been the victim of the attempted robbery – leaving him and his carer in hospital.

He was rushed to hospital after the attack, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries, Boxing News reports.

Police have confirmed officers were called to Chingford, east London, just before 5pm on Thursday.

A Met spokesman said: “Two men, aged in their 50s, informed officers that they had been sprayed in the face with a suspected noxious substance by two suspects who attempted to steal the car.

“The male suspects fled the scene in a different vehicle.

“The victims were assessed at the scene by the London Ambulance Service before being taken to an east London hospital for further treatment.

“Their injuries are not life-threatening.”

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