70 Year Old Arrested Over Ealing Riots

Not charged but given caution for looting

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It's been revealed that the oldest person to be arrested during the recent riots was a 70-year-old man - in Ealing.

Scotland Yard said the man, who hasn't been named, was arrested on August 8 in connection with theft from a shop in West Ealing. He was given a caution.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said that, while the 70-year-old was the oldest man to be arrested in connection with riots, the oldest person charged in connection with disorder was John Maughan, 63, from Camden, north London, who was charged on August 12 with handling stolen goods.

22 August 2011