Man in police custody after female worker injured at Bermondsey shop

Admin (12 June, 2018) Crime

It is believed a female member of staff was injured as the suspect attempted to take an item after a sale was refused

22550Southwark Park Road, in Bermondsey (Google street view)

A man remains in police custody after a female member of staff was injured at a shop in Bermondsey.

Police were called to a commercial premises in Southwark Park Road at about 3.50pm on Monday, June 11, following reports that a member of staff had been assaulted.

Officers attended and the victim was treated for a minor injury to her hand.

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“It is believed that she was injured as the suspect attempted to take an item after the sale was refused,” a Metropolitan Police spokesperson told the News.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault, handling stolen goods and possession of Class B drugs.

He was taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

 

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