Police arrest 13-year-old boy over West London sex assaults

Police believe attacks against two women in their twenties in West London may be linked

Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection with two sex assaults in Maida Vale, West London.

In two incidents women in their twenties reported a teenager had followed them, tried to speak to them and then touched them inappropriately.

Scotland Yard has appealed for witnesses to the two assaults.

The first attack took place on 1 June in Kilburn Park Road. The second attack occurred on 17 June at Saltram Crescent.

Police believe the assaults are linked and arrested the boy on Sunday.