Crime & Court

Friday, May 26, 2017

A one-legged 38-year-old man who raped a 15-year-old girl and threatened to kill her has been jailed for nine years.

A homeless man accused of stabbing a woman in the head has denied attempted murder.

A teenager and three men from east London appear in court today charged with terrorism and criminal offences.

A man has been charged with assaulting police after a terror alert at a busy shopping centre.

Three members of a drugs gang operating across the south east have been jailed.

A teenager who stabbed a man after he refused to hand over his bike has been sentenced.

The girlfriend of a 20-year-old from Dagenham who was stabbed to death in the car park of a shopping centre in Romford has paid tribute to her ‘amazing boyfriend’.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into a parked vehicle last night.

Police officers tasered a “violent and aggressive” man armed with a five inch knife inside a supermarket.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims are “frustrated” as the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) hasn’t interviewed any of the 17 officers under investigation for their handling of the case.


Detectives have been given more time to question four men, including a teenager, who were arrested in east London on suspicion of terror offences.

This is the moment a 58-year-old man was ambushed in by a motorbike gang believed to have committed seven thefts in two days in the borough.

Three men and a teenager have been arrested in east London today under the 2000 Terrorism Act.

A sword-wielding thug and another with a knife were caught on camera fleeing on a moped after leaving an 18-year-old with head injuries.

Two stolen motorbikes and two stolen mopeds were recovered as police target organised networks using them for robberies.

Ten police officers detained a man following a disturbance in a cafe this morning.

The families of gay men murdered by serial killer Stephen Port are suing police for more than £200,000 as they accuse the Met of homophobia.

Hundreds gathered to toast a bouncer who was stabbed to death outside his home on what would have been his 28th birthday.

A teenager has been stabbed in Chadwell Heath this afternoon.

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of GBH after an attack in which victims arms were slashed with a blade in broad daylight.

A teenager had a ‘noxious liquid’ sprayed in his face by two men who demanded money from him.

An ex-soldier has spoken about the terrifying moment a gang slashed him with a knife at they tried to steal his motorbike in Dagenham.

Two men have been rushed to hospital after they were slashed with a blade during an attack in Barking street.

Two drug dealers found with 246 wraps of Class A drugs hidden in their boxer shorts, have been jailed.

An alleged drug dealer from Elm Park was stabbed to death in Dagenham after a rival gang set him up in a carjacking ambush caught on CCTV, a court has heard.

A teenager has been injured after two robbers tried to steal his moped in Dagenham today.

A teenager is in a serious but stable condition after he was stabbed near Upney underground station yesterday evening.

Two teenagers from Barking and Dagenham have been jailed for their part in a series of horrific attacks which saw taxi drivers threatened at knifepoint.

“Drop the knife save a life” chanted the relatives of a popular nightclub bouncer at an anti-knife rally in north London.

A teenager has had acid thrown in his face and his bike stolen during an attack at Parsloes Park.

Police are investigating an attempted robbery after a gang of masked men targeted a lone biker at a set of traffic lights.

An address in east London is being searched after terrorism officers arrested a man as he returned from Turkey this evening.

Police have been granted more time to question three teenagers who were arrested in East London on suspicion of involvement in terrorism.

A biker who killed his friend in a crash has been sentenced to more than three years behind bars.

A former police property officer has been handed a suspended sentence after admitting possessing indecent images of children.

Detectives have been given more time to question three teenagers arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Three teenage girls have been arrested in east London today on suspicion of involvement in terrorism, according to Scotland Yard.

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

A Dagenham man has been ordered to pay nearly £9,000 for fly-tipping.

A police chase took place after a driver was seen not wearing a seatbelt correctly in Dagenham.

A drug dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port with class B and C substances has been given a community order.

A boy was arrested this morning after police were told a “knife” had been brought into a classroom.

A rogue landlord has been fined a second time for renting out illegal bedsits in Dagenham.

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