Men arrested for child rape in Tower Hamlets
PUBLISHED: 16:49 26 September 2014 | UPDATED: 17:18 26 September 2014
Eight men have been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual activity with a child in Tower Hamlets.
The men, all aged 16 to 17-years-old and of Albanian origin, were the subject of a recent investigation by officers from the Met’s Child Exploitation Team.
The investigation relates to allegations made by a 13-year-old girl about two offences, one in Tower Hamlets and one in Hayes, Middlesex, which occurred on September 6/7 and September 21.
Two of the men have now been charged, with the remaining six on police bail pending further inquiries.
More to follow.