Man charged with sex assault on girl under 13 appears at Thames court

PUBLISHED: 10:54 30 October 2014 | UPDATED: 11:03 30 October 2014

Thames Magistrates Court in east London

Thames Magistrates Court in east London

Spencer Griffiths

A man appears on court in east London today charged with a sex assault on a girl under 13.

Yakub Miah, 35, is before Thames magistrates in connection with an incident in Bethnal Green in May.

Miah, from Roman Road in Bow, was arrested on Tuesday evening.

He has been charged with assaulting the girl by penetration, contrary to the Sexual Offences Act.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the East London Advertiser