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Man arrested for sexual assault after dragging woman into Edgware garden

Police have confirmed that  man has been arrested in connection with an incident in which a woman was dragged from the street and sexually assaulted by a stranger in Edgware.

The man, aged in his 20s was arrested in Warrington on Saturday, 29 June. He was transported to London and remains in custody.

The arrest follows an incident at 10:25pm on Thursday, 27 June when a member of the public reported that a woman had been found partially clothed in Manor Park Gardens in Edgware.

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The victim, aged in her 20s, was walking along the road when an unknown man who was hiding in a garden, jumped out and dragged her into the garden, before sexually assaulting her. The victim continues to receive report from police.

Detectives investigating the incident issued a public appeal for information, which led to the arrest yesterday. A number of other enquiries continue, although officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are urged to call 101 or contact @MetCC quoting 2843/28Jun. Those who wish to provide information anonymously, should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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