Miracle Birmingham schoolboy wasn't blinded in bleach attack
An optician says it was a miracle that an 11-year-old boy wasn’t blinded after having bleach poured into his eyes by school bullies confirming his glasses “most probably saved his sight.”
Optician Ian Hadfield, secretary of the Birmingham Local Optical Committee, said the Great Barr School pupil was incredibly lucky not to have lost all or part of his sight.
The boy was attacked in Birdbrook Road on September 22, at around 3.50pm, by a group of bullies. One held him down while another poured bleach into his eyes. The victim wore glasses and Mr Hadfield said this was probably what saved his... read more
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