29 January 2016
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 12-year-old girl after approaching her pretending to be a police officer.
Metro Police report that the man cycled towards the girl in the North London Borough of Ensfield, and had told the girl that she had been caught shoplifting. He then said he would search her and as he did so, he proceeded raped her at knife point.
The suspect had allegedly told the girl that she fitted the description of a girl who was suspected to have stolen from a local shop.
It is reported that he then told her she needed to go to a van with him, and after refusing to do so he grabbed her by the wrists.
She managed to run away after he eventually let her go.
Det. Insp. Tracey Cormack urged any witnesses to come forward as the attack is believed to be linked to an occurrence earlier the same day.
The suspect remains in police custody.
By: Lincoln Kyle September (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Source: [Daily Mirror]