A HOLIDAY rep from the Isle of Wight is in hospital with extensive burns after acid was thrown on her.
Eleanor Chessell was working in Portugal at the four-star Alvor Baia Hotel when the incident happened on Saturday.
Hampshire police is supporting the 28-year-old’s family.
Ms Chessell was transferred from Portimao for specialist burns treatment in Lisbon, a Portimao hospital spokeswoman said.
A Foreign Office spokesman said: ‘We have offered assistance to a British woman who is being treated in hospital in Lisbon following an incident in Alvor, Portugal.
‘We are in contact with the hospital and Portuguese police.’