Police officers pin man down on the floor in Redbridge

PUBLISHED: 13:57 19 June 2018 | UPDATED: 13:57 19 June 2018

Police dogs were also used. Picture: Ellena Cruse

Police dogs were also used. Picture: Ellena Cruse


More than six police officers helped to hold a man down on the floor in Redbridge after a woman was robbed.

The man was taken to hospital. Picture: Ellena CruseThe man was taken to hospital. Picture: Ellena Cruse

Four police cars sped down Redbridge Lane East to the corner of Margaret way to detain a man in connection with the incident, today (Tuesday, June 19).

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 11.35am to reports of a woman who had been the victim of a personal robbery in Eastern Avenue, Redbridge.

“The victim was not injured.

“A short while later officers detained a man in nearby Margaret Way in connection with this incident.”
Police dogs were also used while detaining the man and he has been “taken to hospital as a precaution”.
Officers told the Recorder that inquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing.

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