Walthamstow bus station 'fight': Six teenage girls arrested after altercation at busy north-east London bus station
Six teenage girls have been arrested after a fight reportedly broke out at a bus station in north-east London.
Police raced to Walthamstow bus station at about 5.45pm on Tuesday following reports of a fight “involving a number of youths”.
Six “female youths” were arrested at the scene, five on suspicion of affray and one on suspicion of common assault, police said.
A Met Police spokesman added: “They have been taken to east London police stations and remain in custody.”
Walthstow bus station was closed while an investigation was carried out but has since re-opened.
Officers had been called to nearby Selborne Walk shortly before 4pm after receiving similar reports of a fight.
They spoke to one teenage girl but all the other people involved had fled by the time they arrived.