Crime & Court

Friday, January 13, 2017

Police have reissued an appeal for information to help trace a man wanted in connection with a kidnap, assault and robbery.

A tout caught selling tickets outside the London Stadium after a West Ham game has been convicted at court.

A man who burgled two separate houses on the same road in one night has been jailed for three years and four months.

Police are stepping up their seach to locate a missing teenager.

A man who held a woman hostage for three days while he raped, beat and tortured her with a hot iron has been jailed for 23 years.

A man who admitted stealing £143 worth of powdered baby milk from a supermarket was ordered to pay a £105 fine at Barkingside Magistrates Court.

An aspiring teacher has been left devastated after a year and a half’s worth of university work was stolen from her car.

A juror was brought to tears after a dramatic 999 call was played to the court of an eyewitness describing a teenager being stabbed to death.

A former Young Mayor of Newham has been hailed a hero after tackling two fly-tippers who were dumping rubbish at night.

Detectives are appealing for information after an 18-year-old was shot in the head with a BB gun on a bus.

An eyewitness who called 999 when a 17-year-old was attacked close to a school remembered kicking and hitting going “on and on” before the teenager collapsed, a murder trial jury heard.

Police have renewed their appeal for information after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a Tube train.

Shocking footage of three men chasing a teenager with “knives, belts and a hammer” moments before he was stabbed to death was shown to a jury.

The trial of three men accused of stabbing a teenager to death in broad daylight is set to begin at the Old Bailey today.

Police are investigating after a number of people were robbed – some at knifepoint – in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A residential road is still cordoned off by police this morning after shots were reported last night.

A mum says she has been left heartbroken after her English Bull Terrier was mowed down and killed on Boxing Day.

A great-grandmother handed hundreds of pounds worth of parking fines after crooks cloned her number plate has spoken out about the ordeal.

A 30-year-old woman who denies obstructing a highway near Heathrow Airport following a protest has been ordered to attend court.

A 23-year-old man was charged with terrorism offences this morning.

A fraudster who built devices to scam Tube passengers was sentenced yesterday to four-and-a-half years behind bars.

Three Newham men charged with the murder of 33-year-old Raja Ali are due to stand trial at the Old Bailey next year.

Controversial spit guards are to be used by police in Newham custody suites, as part of a three month trial by The Metropolitan Police.

Police are searching for a man suspected of stealing £1,600 in nine armed robberies, including four in the borough.

Man, 20, stabbed in East Ham

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in East Ham last night.

A man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of armed robbery and kidnap after reports his victim was held at knife point on a wild spree.

A man has been jailed for a string of drugs and firearms offences.

A hearing for a 21-year-old man accused of attempting to rob West Ham United footballer Andy Carroll has been adjourned.

A woman accused of stabbing two people in the Stratford Centre has appeared in court.

A man who was found dead on a bench had been due to go on trial for sexually assaulting a girl.

Police have launched an investigation after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a Tube train.

The London Stadium has been embroiled in yet another episode of violence at a football game.

Police have recovered two shotguns and ammunition from a wooded area in the E16 area while conducting a routine weapon sweep.

A Muslim convert who knocked a schoolboy unconscious for cuddling his girlfriend has been jailed for 28 months.

Police have released CCTV footage of two men they wish to speak to in connection with a robbery and a separate chase of a woman.

West Ham United’s vice-chairman put disturbances between fans down to “teething problems” today.

A Muslim convert found guilty of knocking a schoolboy unconscious for cuddling his girlfriend has had his sentence adjourned.

Anyone evading the law in Newham should watch out - their faces may now be on display on the side of a police van.

A police officer who assaulted a member of staff at a Stratford pub has been dismissed from the force.

There were 328 incidents in 2015, of which 19 were serious.

A fraudster who conned West Ham footballers out of more than £60,000 has today been sentenced to four years in prison.

An East Ham dealer believed to have unwittingly supplied serial killer Stephen Port with the drugs he used to kill one of his victims has been jailed.

A pervert who sexually assaulted a woman and took lewd photographs of others has been jailed.

Three people have been convicted for their roles in a £2 million fraud scam which conned more than 80 people.

Two football fans have been banned from going to matches after disorder at the West Ham Vs Chelsea match at the London Stadium last month.

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