Men detained at police station but not yet formally charged
Three men have been arrested in connection with an assault earlier this month on left-wing journalist Owen Jones, as Jones celebrated his birthday in the London borough of Islington.
The Met said the men – ages 29, 34 and 39 – were arrested at a North London police station.
The attack on Jones was widely condemned. His friends, who tried to defend him from the attack, were also assaulted.
The arrested men have not yet been charged and the Met said that a decision had not yet been made on whether the incident would be treated as a hate crime.
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