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Fifth arrest made by officers from Operation Winthorpe


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02-Jul-2014 16:01

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We can confirm that officers from Operation Winthorpe have made a fifth arrest in connection with their inquiries.

On Tuesday, 1 July, [E] a 52-year-old woman was arrested in connection with allegations of sexual assault and taken into police custody in Shropshire. She has since been bailed to return pending further inquiries. Next due on a date in early September.

+ Operation Winthorpe is an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Service’s Paedophile Unit into a number of allegations of non-recent sexual abuse alleged to have taken place in the Barnes area.

Five people have been arrested in connection with inquiries.

Anyone who has any information in relation to this matter is encouraged to contact the investigation team via: opwinthorpe@met.pnn.police.uk or on 020 7161 0500, alternatively via the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 or e-mail help@nspcc.org.uk