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Friday, June 14, 2019

A 61-year-old man who died trying to break up a fight in Plaistow Park suffered "a traumatic brain injury" after hitting his head on the ground, an inquest heard.

A man arrested after an A&E worker was repeatedly stabbed in Newham University Hospital has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

A drug addict who attacked and threatened to stab staff inside the Specsavers branch in Stratford Mall has been banned from the shopping centre.

Detectives have named Ismaila Ceesay as the victim of a fatal Forest Gate stabbing in May.

A man has been arrested after a staff member was reportedly stabbed with scissors at Newham University Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was hit by a stolen car in Custom House.

The results of a national review into the use of CS spray on people suspected of concealing drugs in their mouths have been announced following an inquest that concluded Edir Da Costa's death was due to "misadventure".

The death of a young father following a restraint by police was the result of "misadventure", a jury has concluded.

A coroner has told a jury it cannot criticise the police in its verdict over the death of a man during an attempted arrest.

The sister of a "loving and kind" man stabbed to death in Forest Gate has paid tribute to him.

Murder squad detectives are investigating after a 61-year-old man died days after being assaulted in Plaistow Park.

Newham knife crime offenders will be tagged with a tracking device when they are released from prison.

A 61-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was attacked in Plaistow Park.

Detectives have made a third arrest as they investigate the fatal stabbing of a man in Forest Gate.

Three fly-tippers have been ordered to pay back more than £230,000 after they illegally dumped waste in a "highly-organised" operation in Barking, Havering and Essex.

A medical expert has said police use of CS spray on a young father who died after an arrest attempt "could in theory" have contributed to his death.

The mum of a "bubbly" 15-year-old boy who was stabbed in the heart, says she is "haunted by the reoccurring nightmares" as his murderer was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment today.

A prolific moped robber from Islington who went on a week-long phone-snatching spree has been jailed for more than three years.

A woman and a man have been arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal stabbing in Forest Gate yesterday morning.

An ex-police officer compared getting pepper sprayed in the face to being hit by a water pistol at the inquest into the death of a man who was targeted with it.

Further forensic work needs to be carried out by officers investigating the deaths of two women found in a freezer, a court has heard.

Police investigating a series of bombs sent through the post, including to London City Airport, are appealing for mail workers to come forward as they attempt to find who is behind them.

A man has died after being stabbed in Forest Gate.

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An inquest has been opened into the death of a cancer patient who was attacked and robbed.

A gang has been found guilty of hacking into a businessman's email account and attempting to steal £3million.

A man from Forest Gate who threatened to kill women during a series of knifepoint robberies has had his sentence increased.

Police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in Canning Town.

Paramedics rushing to help a young father who died following a police stop were 'left in the dark' after they were given the wrong address, a court heard.

Police investigating racist comments directed at football fans have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

Police have today appealed for two men who stopped a woman from being raped in Upton Park to come forward.

Police have issued CCTV footage of the last known sighting of a Newham man who has been missing for a month after being pushed into a car in Ilford.

An actor was killed by an overdose of chemsex drug GHB after hooking up with a fraudster on dating app Grindr, a court has heard.

The police watchdog has launched an investigation after a Taser, baton and CS spray were used to detain a teenage girl.

An East Ham man has been jailed for 24 years for his part in a Tower Hamlets stabbing.

A man was found stabbed in Abbey Lane last night.

A senior officer found it hard to give first aid to a young father who died after being detained by police because of threats posed by onlookers, a court heard.

A senior officer has denied trying to distance himself from the use of CS gas on a man who died after being detained in a police stop.

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Plaistow.

An iPhone fraudster caught with more than 50 fake handsets has been ordered to pay back almost £30,000.

A teenager was killed with a shotgun after being asked: "What ends you from?", a court has heard.

A boy has been stabbed in Beckton and taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Met detectives in Newham have proposed introducing licences for "Rambo knives" amid concerns a growing number are used in stabbings.

The ID card of a young father who died after being detained by police was found along with a 12 inch zombie knife, balaclava and cash in a car, police have claimed.

A man with a young father on the night he was detained by police before his death tried to free him from officers, an inquest has heard.

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