Crime & Court

Yesterday, 13:17

Police are hunting a man believed to have followed teenage girls around Westfield Stratford City before sexually assaulting them.

A mother and her two-year-old daughter are lucky to be alive after a brick was thrown at their car on the school run.

Four men have been jailed for a total of 50 years for two incidents of kidnap, false imprisonment and blackmail.

Police have today released CCTV images of six men they would like to trace following a fight between West Ham and Leicester City fans.

A coroner has asked for extra security at the inquest into the death of a young father who died after being restrained by police officers.

Two men have been taken to hospital after being stabbed just minutes apart this afternoon.

A thug who violently attacked a woman who was withdrawing cash from a machine has been jailed.

Two conmen from Silvertown have been jailed for their part in defrauding a pensioner out of more than £70,000.

Two women have been arrested after a man was stabbed near a takeaway in the early hours of this morning.

A young entrepreneur’s removal business is in jeopardy after his van was stolen from outside his home.

Shocking CCTV footage of the moment a teenager was run over before being stabbed to death has been released by police.

A man had a corrosive substance thrown at him in a broad daylight attack at a busy shopping arcade.

A hit and run driver who ran over a 13-month old boy on a zebra crossing has been jailed for 18 months.

A man from east London has been charged with terrorism offences including being a member of Al Qa’ida.

The hunt is on to find the mother of a newborn baby who was found abandoned in a park in East Ham last night.

A woman has been rescued after being held hostage by a man thought to be in possession of a gun.

A flytip including 20 bags of illegally dumped waste has been caught on CCTV.

Police have today released two dramatic videos which shows a high speed chase where a shotgun was waved at them by a gang member in a ‘scary clown mask’.

Counter terrorism officers have arrested a 25-year-old suspected of having links to Syria.

Two men were arrested and a loaded gun was seized in Plaistow as part of a nationwide crackdown on county lines drug dealing.

Thieves stole a paramedic’s car from an ambulance station car park while he was on an emergency call out.

The boss of a multimillion-pound North Woolwich scrap metal business has been jailed for four years and six months for handling stolen jewels worth tens of thousands of pounds.

A phoney groom who bought a sham marriage at a Newham register office in an attempt to flout immigration rules has been jailed.

Two drug dealers from Newham who were stopped by police twice in just nine days have been jailed for five years each.

An appeal for help from the public has been launched by police in east London to trace 38-year-old Adrian Hinkson following an attack on a woman in Stratford.

A thug who left a man with life-changing injuries after a ‘savage and brutal’ machete attack has been jailed for 13 years.

A ‘prolific’ thief caught on camera breaking into cars has been jailed for a year.

A man has been charged with carrying a 20cm-long knife after a railway station violent crime crackdown.

Detectives have offered a £10,000 reward a year after a man was shot in the head while driving.

A 28-year-old man from east London has been jailed today for five years and four months’ for encouraging terrorism and supporting the London Bridge attacks on social media.

A gang of ruthless robbers who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary have been jailed today.

An East Ham man who pointed a BB gun at rail staff who refused to let him travel without a ticket has been jailed for 15 months.

A man from East Ham has been given a suspended jail sentence for his role in a homophobic ‘acid attack’ where strangers had a noxious substance sprayed in their faces.

A ruthless gang who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary will be sentenced today.

Drivers have been warned to be on the lookout after a masked man stole a catalytic converter in broad daylight.

Detectives are appealing for information in their hunt to find a wanted man with links to east London.

A remorseless bunch of thugs held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother while their family home was burgled.

The boss of a multimillion-pound scrap metal business in North Woolwich has been warned he faces jail after he was convicted of handling stolen jewels worth tens of thousands of pounds.

A crowd had to be dispersed after a teenage boy was stabbed on Saturday night.

A suspected thief was arrested and five-inch knife seized during a police crackdown on weapon enabled crime at Stratford Station.

A fake taxi driver who kidnapped and raped a woman who mistakenly got into his car believing he was the Uber she ordered has been jailed.

Elderly residents in Newham are being warned about rogue builders after a woman in her 70s nearly got scammed out of £40,000.

A man from Canning Town has been acquitted of manslaughter of a man from Barking.

Detectives have been called in to probe accusations of “serious fraud” in a council department that went at least £9million over budget.

A wealthy scrap metal dealer who hid stolen diamonds and precious gems in his office ceiling has told a court he was storing them for an acquaintance and unaware of their origin.


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