Police arrest man, 31, after ‘disturbing’ sexual assault on girl, 10, in Victoria Station shopping centre in London
- Police say they have arrested a 31-year-old man from Kent following an appeal
- Officers issued CCTV following a sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl in London
- Incident took place in Boots at Victoria Station in London on Saturday, June 11
Police have arrested a man after a ‘particularly disturbing’ sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl at a central London railway station.
British Transport Police say a 31-year-old man has been arrested following the incident at Victoria Railway Station in London.
The girl was in Boots in the Victoria Place Shopping Centre – which is inside the station – when she was assaulted at around 2.50pm on Saturday, June 11.
Yesterday the British Transport Police issued CCTV of a man they would like to speak to in relation to the incident.
Now they say a 31-year-old from Kent has been arrested and taken into custody for questioning.
The incident took place in the Boots store inside Victoria Place Shopping Centre (pictured) on June 11
A spokesperson for the force said: ‘Thank you to everyone who shared our CCTV appeal yesterday following a sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl at London Victoria.
‘As a result of your help, a 31-year-old man has been arrested this morning at his home address in Kent and taken into custody for questioning.’
Yesterday, as part of the appeal, Detective Constable Tony Gittins described the incident as ‘particularly disturbing’.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 327 of 11/06/22.
Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.