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Dagenham man charged after pregnant mum attacked on Barking bus

PUBLISHED: 15:17 23 June 2015 | UPDATED: 17:20 24 June 2015

Jermaine Stewart, 28, of Millard Terrace, was charged on June 16

Jermaine Stewart, 28, of Millard Terrace, was charged on June 16

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A 28-year-old man has been charged by police in connection with an attack on a pregnant mum in Barking.

Officers were called to Ripple Road at about 4pm on Monday, April 27, where a 30-year-old woman had been pushed off a route 173 bus by a man claiming there was no room for her and the pushchair carrying her nine-month-old baby.

At the bus stop, the man allegedly punched her repeatedly in the face, chest and shoulders.

When the mother tried calling 999 he took her phone and threw it to the floor, smashing it.

Jermaine Stewart, 28, of Millard Terrace, was charged on June 16 with one count of common assault, three counts of assault on police, one count of criminal damage and one count of resisting arrest.

He has been released on bail to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, July 16.


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