Man Arrested After 92-Year-Old Woman Violently Mugged In Hackney

10 July 2017, 19:28

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A man has been arrested after a 92-year-old woman was mugged and assaulted in Hackney, police say.

Sanchez Edwards, 28, was detained in Mile End at around lunchtime today (Monday) after detectives released a number of appeals.

The Met says he is being held on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and robbery.

He is currently in custody at an east London police station.