John Prescott calls Miliband egging an 'assault'

Former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has called on the Metropolitan police to interview the man who threw eggs at Labour leader Ed Miliband earlier today.

Writing on Twitter, he said:

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.@metpoliceuk This man claims to have thrown an egg at Ed Miliband http://t.co/bGoamKHO48 I trust you'll interview him ASAP. This is assault

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No arrests over Miliband egging

Labour leader Ed Miliband has been egged during a visit to a street market in south London. The Metropolitan police has told ITV News it will not be making any arrests after the Labour leader "did not wish to take the matter any further."