Operation Weeting: Police arrest 47-year-old woman

Police investigating phone hacking arrest woman this morning.

Officers from the Met unit investigating phone-hacking have arrested a 47-year-old woman at an address in Essex.

A statement released this morning said that officers from Operation Weeting made the arrest at 6.55am on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice, and that she is currently in custody at an Essex police station.

It is understood that the woman is not a police officer.

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