Officers are appealing for information after a man was raped in a wooded area in Clapham Common, south London.
Scotland Yard’s deputy commissioner has refused to apologise over the way in which officers policed the Sarah Everard vigil on Clapham Common, which ended in scenes of disorder last Saturday.
In a tiny cul-de-sac in Brixton, less than two miles from the violent scenes on Clapham Common, three households stood on their doorsteps in silence.
By any measure, Saturday night’s scenes on Clapham Common make for deeply uncomfortable viewing.
The Duchess of Cambridge has joined people paying tribute to Sarah Everard, laying flowers at a memorial site on Clapham Common.
Politicians from all sides have criticised police for their handling of a gathering at Clapham Common to remember Sarah Everard.