Second arrest made
Police in London arrested a second suspect after an 11-year-old school girl was dragged into a public park and raped.
Officers from Enfield swooped on a property in Edmonton near where the brutal attack took place in Jubilee Park, on November 23.
They arrested an 18 year-old on suspicious of rape. It brings to two the number of suspects questioned since the attack. A 26 year-old was arrested on Monday and later bailed until December.
The victim was targeted in the "horrific" attack after she stepped off a bus in the north London neighbourhood, after school. Her attacker pounced from behind and dragged her into the park where she was assaulted for up to three hours.
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Afterward, the child, described as petite and white, returned home where she told her family who then informed police.
Det Insp Simon Ellershaw said: "This was a horrific and unusual attack of a defenceless school girl making her way home via her usual route, along one of Enfield's busiest shortcuts, at the beginning of Friday afternoon rush-hour."
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