Third boy arrested over Walthamstow rape of 12-year-old girl

A third teenager has been arrested over the rape of a 12-year-old girl in east London.

Police said the 17-year-old was arrested after going to a police station. He was bailed until a date in mid-August.

The girl was attacked at about 00:15 BST on 27 July at a row of garages in Walthamstow.

Two other 17-year-old boys have been charged with rape and are due at Snaresbrook Crown Court on 21 August.

One boy was remanded on custody and the other has been released on conditional bail.

They cannot be named for legal reasons.

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