Romford woman arrested after racist Tube rant caught on film

A Romford woman has been arrested after video footage apparently showing her racially abusing train passengers was posted on YouTube.

The alleged rant was filmed on a Central Line Tube train between St Paul’s and Mile End stations on January 23, British Transport Police said.

A 42-year-old was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault and a racially aggravated public order offence.

The woman is in police custody.

She was arrested after attending a police station in Essex, police said.

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Officers said they were notified about the video online on January 24.

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