A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with an acid attack at an East London nightclub.

At least 12 people suffered burn injuries caused by a suspected noxious chemical in a Dalston bar on Monday (17 April). Two victims were left blinded in one eye.

Emergency services rescued some 400 people from Mangle E8 night club in Sidworth Street, London Fields after the police were alerted at around 1.10am BST.

Andre Phoenix was charged with seven counts of grievous bodily harm on Saturday (22 April) Metropolitan Police confirmed, Sky News reports.

Police are still searching for Arthur Collins, the boyfriend of reality television star Ferne McCann, in connection with the acid attack