Katie Piper ‘terrified’ for safety as acid attacker faces release

Katie Piper is said to be 'terrified' for her safety after learning the man who doused her in acid 10 years ago will soon be released from prison.

The TV personality is currently competing on Strictly Come Dancing, where show bosses are said to have beefed up security in a bid to keep her safe.   

A source told The Sun: 'A plan is being put in place to ensure he doesn't get details of where she will be and what she is doing in relation to the show.'

Terrified: Katie Piper is said to be 'terrified' for her safety after learning the man who doused her in acid 10 years ago will soon be released from prison whilst she competes on Strictly

Terrified: Katie Piper is said to be 'terrified' for her safety after learning the man who doused her in acid 10 years ago will soon be released from prison whilst she competes on Strictly

'She fears he will turn up to the Strictly studios or discover where she is rehearsing.'

A spokesperson for Strictly told MailOnline: 'Like any live TV show we take security incredibly seriously. 

'We always have extensive security measures in place to protect our cast, crew and audience, and the arrangements are reviewed on a regular basis.' 

MailOnline has contacted Katie's representatives for comment.   

Keeping her safe: The TV personality is currently competing on Strictly Come Dancing, where show bosses are said to have beefed up security in a bid to keep her safe 

Keeping her safe: The TV personality is currently competing on Strictly Come Dancing, where show bosses are said to have beefed up security in a bid to keep her safe 

Katie recently spoke of her agony after learning the man who doused her in acid 10 years ago will soon be released from prison.

The model went to a parole board

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