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Seven arrested in connection with suspected robbery near South Woodford Tube station

PUBLISHED: 08:58 21 March 2019 | UPDATED: 13:58 21 March 2019

Police were called to reports of a fight at South Woodford Tube station last night. Photo: Ross Sutton

Police were called to reports of a fight at South Woodford Tube station last night. Photo: Ross Sutton

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Seven teens have been arrested in connection with a suspected robbery near South Woodford Tube station in which a police officer was injured.

Police were called to reports of people fighting at the George Lane station at 19.34pm yesterday, March 20.

The incident was reported as a robbery to officers who attended the scene.

A Met Police spokesman said: “There were four victims, one aged 16 and three aged 17, none were reported injured.

“The victims stated a knife in a sheath was shown during the robbery, but not drawn.”

Seven people, aged 14 to 16, were arrested in connection with robber – all remain in custody at this time.

One officer received an injury to his hand during the incident.

Inquiries continue.

Contact police with information on 101 quoting CAD 7028/20MAR

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.


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