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.
“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.