Man arrested over sexual assault in Plaistow

Four police staff were injured in the attack

Four police staff were injured in the attack - Credit: PA WIRE

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault on a young woman.

The incident occurred on Warmington Street, Plaistow, between the hours of 2am and 4am on Saturday.

A woman in her 20s was taken to Newham General Hospital and later released.

The man remains in custody at an east London police station.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting reference number CRIS 5302149/16, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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