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Fifth arrest over east London 'vigilante' harassment

  • 25 January 2013
  • From the section London

A fifth man has been arrested after a series of filmed harassments in east London that were posted on the internet.

Police launched an investigation following a number of linked incidents during the weekend of 12 and 13 January.

Footage posted online showed a small group appearing to approach and harass members of the public.

A 17-year-old was arrested in Walthamstow.

Five men have now been arrested as part of the investigation and they have all been released on police bail.

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