Man charged over Plaistow punch attack

A man has been charged with attacking a teenage girl who was knocked unconscious in east London.

Michael Ayoade is accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on a 16-year-old in Plaistow on 13 November.

Mr Ayoade, 34, of Green Gate Street, Plaistow, is due to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on Friday.

The girl sustained bruising, cuts to her head and face, and chipped teeth when she was hit on the head near the Black Lion pub in Plaistow High Street.

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