Stamford Hill 'child assault' arrest

Police are investigating an alleged indecent assault on a child by a Stamford Hill man.

The 24-year-old, believed to be a member of the strictly Orthodox community, was arrested on Sunday afternoon at Paget Road, Hackney. The man has been released on bail to return at a further date.

A police spokeswoman said they were still looking for witnesses and anyone with information, urging them to call DI Neale Baldock, from Sapphire Command, on 0207 275 3487 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 for those who wish to remain anonymous.

Last updated: 2:49pm, June 20 2012