Police release man under investigation over Tower Hamlets Incident

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A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of obstruction of the highway, assaulting police and resisting arrest following an incident in Abbott Road, Tower Hamlets on Tuesday, 9 July has been released under investigation.

Enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing by officers from the Central East Command Unit.

A full review into the circumstances surrounding this incident was carried out by the Central East Command Unit professional standards team, in liaison with the Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards.

Due to fact the man sustained injuries a mandatory referral was made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct, who have now declared this to be an independent investigation.

The Met is committed to ensuring the safety and confidence of its communities and will support the investigation throughout.