Police officers were swiftly dispatched to the scene in Northolt on Monday (August 7th), following distressing reports of a woman being assaulted.
The incident occurred at an address within The Farmlands, a housing estate located near Northolt station, prompting concerns from the local community.
Members of the Harrow Online Group on Facebook were among the first to question the presence of a substantial number of police cars during the early hours of the morning.
The incident triggered speculations and discussions within the online community, as residents about the circumstances surrounding the police activity.
One person from a neighbouring area shared on a separate social media group that they had heard ‘screams’ coming from the area.
Providing an official statement, a spokesperson for Met Police said, “Police were called to an address within The Farmlands, Northolt, at approximately 01:40hrs on Monday, August 7th, in response to reports of a woman being assaulted.”
Upon reaching the scene, police took action, and a 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault causing actual bodily harm (ABH).
The full statement said: “Police were called at approximately 01:40hrs on Monday, 7 August to reports of a woman being assaulted at an address in The Farmlands, Northolt.
“Officers attended the scene and arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of assault (ABH) – he remains in custody.
“The woman was not seriously injured. Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”
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