Edinburgh acid attack victim tells of 'worst day of my life'
The victim of a doorstep acid attack said she has been scarred for life and rarely steps out of the house as she appealed for information one year on.
Teresa Townsley, 38, had corrosive liquid thrown at her when she opened the door of her Edinburgh home to a hooded man on 9 November 2018.
He is described as being in his early 20s and fled the scene in a stolen car.
Ms Townsley said her burns meant it was hard to look in the mirror and urged anyone with information to call police.
The attack happened on Captains Road in the south east of the city at about 20:40 while Ms Townsley was at home... read more
- 13:08 Sex offender jailed for breaching order
- 13:08 Girl, 8, asks Santa for 'warm jacket' in heartbreaking Christmas wish
- 13:08 Taber looking forward to seeing Cubs develop to full potential
- 13:08 Calls for women to have leading roles at Stratford District Council
- 12:05 Mothercare launches Black Friday sale with items up to half price
- 12:05 Six months of overnight lane closures to allow for M60 improvements
- 11:57 Why running out of fuel could land you with a hefty fine
- 11:57 Angry TSB customers left without wages in their accounts
- 10:52 Festive interactive storytelling to entertain kids in Lichfield
- 10:17 Hospice hosts services in Lichfield for people to remember loved ones
- 10:17 Cameras removed from Burntwood car park after complaints
- 09:16 Motorists facing delays of 30 minutes on the M66
- 05:03 New fan-led exhibition to celebrate Bury FC's 134-year history
- 05:03 Bus operator apologises after complaints about services in Ramsbottom
- 01:45 Sondland drops ‘bombshell’ at Trump impeachment inquiry