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Woman arrested over Newham cashpoint robbery

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Image caption A woman in her early 40s was hit several times and had her purse stolen in the attack on Leytonstone Road

A woman has been arrested in connection with a cashpoint robbery in east London.

Another woman, in her 40s, was hit several times and had her purse stolen in an attack at about 15:10 GMT on 28 November in Leytonstone Road, Newham.

Scotland Yard said a 28-year-old female was arrested earlier and taken into custody at an east London police station.

Police had previously released footage of the incident as part of an appeal.

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