The victim has been supported by specialist officers
The suspect was arrested in Longbridge Road, Dagenham, on Wednesday, 12 May.
He is also facing charges of affray and is due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today.
The victim has been supported by specialist officers.
Inspector Sutton said: “We want women and girls to feel safe anywhere in London and to have the confidence to come to us when they are not.
“The swift action of police & community – along with our work to tackle violence against women and girls – demonstrates that commitment.
“I would also like to acknowledge the bravery of the victim of this incident in coming forward and reporting to police.
“It takes immense courage to do so.”
If you have been a victim of sexual assault, you can report to police by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency.
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