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Detectives investigating the rape of a 12-year-old girl in Walthamstow have arrested a second 17-year-old male. Another 17 year-old was also arrested yesterday.
The attack took place on Saturday when the girl was assaulted by two men. Police are still asking for potential witnesses to come forward.
Detectives investigating the rape of a 12-year-old girl in east London have arrested a 17-year-old boy.
Police appealed for information following the attack on the "vulnerable girl" by three man, two of whom "brutally raped her", on Saturday 27 July.
The teenage boy remains in custody at a police station in east London.
- Anyone with information is asked to call the Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Child Abuse Command on 0208 217 7408 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are searching for three men, described as being between 17 and 19, following the rape of a 12-year-old girl in east London.
The first suspect said he was 17, was mixed race but dark-skinned. He wore a diamond stud in his left ear and a spoke with a London accent.
He had big brown eyes, short hair, was very skinny and wore a black puffa-style jacket with a hood, black chinos, black trainers and a grey/black t-shirt. He said his name was Mo.
The second was black and very tall. His hair was partly shaven and he wore black trousers and a red and blue shirt. The third male (who did not rape her) was black and had a moustache. He wore a blueish hoodie and a red and blue cap. He said his name was Miles.
Police are searching for three men after a 12-year-old girl was raped in east London.
The girl was in Walthamstow between 12.15am and 12.30am on Saturday when she met three men, Scotland Yard said.
She was taken to a garage area at the end of Hibbert Road, where she was pinned down and raped by two of the men.
The three men are described as being between 17 and 19-years-old.