Police are investigating an attack on a woman in Waitrose car park on Harborne High Street this afternoon (09/08). ‬

‪The woman was followed onto the car park, at around 3:30PM, by another car which parked next to her. ‬

‪Two men dressed in dark clothing and balaclavas approached the passenger side of her vehicle and one sprayed a liquid at the woman. ‬

‪A spokesperson from West Midlands Police, said: “The makeup of the substance is not known at this stage – but was not an acid attack and the woman was not seriously injured. She was taken to hospital as a precaution.‬

‪At this stage officers believe that the men were attempting to steal the vehicle.‬

‪Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”‬

‪Image: @wmastatherton ‬