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London teenager jailed for 10 years over moped acid attacks

Derryck John, 17, carried out series of ‘despicable and cowardly’ attacks using acid ‘at the strongest end of the scale’, judge says

A teenager has been jailed for more than 10 years for carrying out a series of “despicable and cowardly” acid attacks against moped riders in a spell of less than 90 minutes last year.

Derryck John, from Croydon, south London, targeted six riders in a bid to steal their vehicles in the north and east of the city on 13 July.

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