Detectives charge man in linked sexual assaults in Canning Town

Detectives investigating linked sexual assaults in the Canning Town area have charged a man.

Hassain Ahmed Chowdury, 26, of Croydon Road, Beddington is due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court today.

He is charged with assault by penetration and five counts of sexual assault, committed between June 2011 and June 2013 on six women.

He is also charged with one count of robbery in Canning Town on May 2 this year.

Chowdury was arrested September 27 and has been in custody at a police station since.