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Woman arrested over 'racist rant' on Central Line

A woman has been arrested after video footage apparently showing ethnic minority Tube passengers being racially abused was posted online.

The alleged abuse was recorded on a packed Central Line train between St Paul's and Mile End stations on 23 January, police said.

A 42-year-old from Romford was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault and a racially aggravated public order offence.

The woman remains in police custody.

She was arrested after attending a police station in Essex, British Transport Police said.

Officers said they were notified about the video on YouTube on 24 January.

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