Crime & Court

Two men have been arrested after allegedly assaulting two police officers and threatening them with a gun in Manor Park.

Police are trying to find Rachael Joseph who has been missing since yesterday afternoon.

This is the moment a shocking mass brawl spilled onto a platform at Plaistow underground station.

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

A man is alleged to have indecently exposed himself in the middle of a Forest Gate street.

A man’s back was broken during a hate crime attack and robbery following the Pride in London parade.

A man with links to Barking, East Ham and Ilford is wanted in connection with an assault in Harpenden.

Detectives are warning motorists to be vigilant following seven knifepoint robberies against women across the borough.

University friends from Newham were given almost 57 months of suspended sentences for an insurance scam against minicab drivers.

A married couple are appealing for the return of their £33,000 mobile home after it was stolen in broad daylight from outside their home.

Police are investigating after a woman had her car stolen while she was parking it in Stratford.

A man who bit an officer’s cheek and hurled racist abuse while resisting arrest has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

Speeding jet skis were chased down the River Thames by marine police officers on Friday night.

A man from Canning Town has been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm following a stabbing in Barking station.

A detective from Newham’s Operational Command Unit has been cleared of stealing money during a police raid in East Ham.

A teenager arrested following a shootout involving armed officers in Forest Gate has been bailed.

Police are hunting a man believed to have carried out a “very violent assault” on a woman in Stratford.

A Plaistow man has been charged with a string of offences after being stopped by police in Basildon.

A Plaistow man who was part of a county lines drugs gang who murdered a man who sought to buy drugs from their operation is facing a life sentence.

A fifth person has been arrested following an alleged shootout in Forest Gate last week.

Four men have appeared in court charged with three attempted murders after a gun battle with armed officers in Forest Gate.

Police and political chiefs have called a shootout in Forest Gate that saw four men charged with three attempted murders “extremely frightening” but “very rare”.

Four men are due in court today charged with three attempted murders and weapons offences after police were involved in a gun battle in Forest Gate.

Four men have been charged with three attempted murders and weapons offences after police were involved in a gun battle in Forest Gate.

Police are appealing for information about last night’s shootout in Forest Gate and have stepped up patrols in the area.

Three people were arrested late last night after a shootout with police in Forest Gate.

A man from Plaistow has been charged following several incidents in Loughton today.

Police will roll out facial recognition technology for a second time in Stratford in a bid to find known criminals.

A man was stabbed in Maryland last night.

Newham is one of the top five boroughs in the capital for crime, a count has revealed.

Rapper J Hus will face trial in December after denying carrying a knife in Stratford.

Police are investigating after a man was punched and bitten during a robbery at a train station.

Thieves have stolen 18 bikes from schoolchildren in East Ham.

Detectives investigating an insurance ‘crash for cash’ scam have released an image of a man they are looking for they think might be living in east London.

A ‘vile’ paedophile who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ children for more than 30 years has been jailed.

A young man from Newham has appeared in court charged with trying to lay his hands on £300,000 in criminal cash.

A petition calling for more effective policing across Newham has been launched by a concerned councillor.

Detectives are appealing for information after a man travelling in a car pointed a gun at a group of males in Forest Gate,

An armed robber who carried out two bomb hoaxes at shops just one road away from where he lived has been jailed for life.

Police are hunting a hit and run driver who knocked a man down deliberately - twice.

A Newham policeman threatened to knock a man out who allegedly assaulted his brother-in-law, a misconduct hearing was told.

A man who tried to meet underage girls for sex via Craigslist, requesting “the younger the better”, has escaped a prison term.

An attack on three men at West Ham Tube station left one with potentially life-changing injuries to his eye and bite marks that pierced his skin, police said.

A nurse who raped a patient at an east London hospital was today sentenced to 15 years behind bars.

The Central line, which has the highest number of reported sexual offences, is one of the only Tube lines across London not to have on board CCTV.


Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

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