Traders urged to help prevent acid attacks | OBLive

Shop keepers have been urged to play a role in helping the police and local councils in the fight against acid crime across the capital.

Local business,SG Plumbing Supplies has taken a proactive approach by keeping all the drain cleaners behind the counter and challenging those wanting to buy corrosive products, asking young people requesting such products to leave the shop.

Councillor Darren Rodwell, Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council said: “We all need to do what we can to make sure we keep acid related products out of young hands. This means not only refusing to sell to anyone who appears young but to put corrosive l