'What is going on with the world?' - Reaction as mum and baby taken to hospital after liquid attack in Leeds car park

The Leeds community have reacted with anger after a mum and baby were taken to hospital following a liquid attack.

Sunday, 30th June 2019, 12:54 pm
Lidl

Police were called at around 7.16pm to reports someone had thrown liquid over a 28-year-old female and her two-year-old baby in the Lidl car park on Oak Tree Walk, Gipton.

Paramedics and the fire service arrived and the fire service took precautions and tested the liquid.

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The fire service found the liquid not to be corrosive.

The liquid is believed to be anti-freeze.

Many social media users reacted with horror to the news.

One user said: "What is going on in this country, why all the nastiness and hate towards people?"

Another added: "This world seems to be getting worse, I hope there both okay."

The victims were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Other comments suggested more should be done to stop further, similar attacks.

One user said: "It’s time we gave out serious punishment in this country."

Another added: "Such a disgusting act. Who ever did this needs a tough sentence."

Another Facebook poster said: "When are the government, police and judge's going to get a grip of this country."