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Youth worker.Zak Hussain

A youth worker arrested in a headlock for “obstruction” in east London’s Asian community while he says he was cleaning his car has been cleared in court.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to trace in connection with a sexual assault in Poplar.

Police are appealing for information after a woman was subjected to a sexual assault.

Gun owners were asked to hand in their weapons to the police (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

One firearm and 10 rounds of ammunition were handed in at Bethnal Green police station as part of the Metropolitan Police’s gun amnesty week.

Some of the weapons handed in during the week-long gun amnesty (Pic: Met Police)

A deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov is one of 83 weapons handed in as part of the Met’s week-long gun amnesty.

Emergency services outside the University of East London'’s Docklands campus where the stabbing took place. Picture: Donna Ashby

A student in his 20s has been stabbed outside a university campus.

The baby can now be adopted in the UK (Stock pic PA)

Tower Hamlets Council has won a court battle to allow the baby son of a sex worker from Romania to be placed for adoption in the UK.

Police would like to speak to this man (picture: BTP)

Police investigating an assault and mobile phone theft on board a c2c train have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

Gun owners are being asked to hand in their weapons to the police (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

Firearms owners are being asked to hand in their weapons, with no questions asked, as part of an initiative to reduce gun crime on the capital’s streets.

Sharne Kiely... jailed at Blackfriars Crown Court for trying to smuggle contraband into Pentonville Prison

A woman caught trying to smuggle drugs and mobile phone into Pentonville prison has been jailed in the week the Met Police began its latest phase in a campaign against knife crime.

Luther Edwards (inset) murderd outside York Hall July 29, 2017

Detectives investigating the murder of a man on the steps of east London’s York Hall boxing venue last summer arrested a ninth suspect last night.

Royal London and other East London and City hospitals hit by cyber attack

Hospitals across East London including the huge Royal London have been hit by a cyber attack with patients’ confidential records having to be taken offline.

Police want to trace this man after armed robberies in Tower Hamlets and other east London locations Picture: Met Police

Police are searching for a man suspected of stealing £1,600 in nine armed robberies across east London bookies, including five in the borough.

Two teenagers bailed in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer

Two teenagers aged 16 have been bailed until January following their arrests in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Bow.

Mark Blanco before he died [inset photo: Emma Blanco, December 4, 2006]

The heartbroken mum of actor Mark Blanco is calling for a reconstruction of the night 10 years ago this coming Saturday when he plunged to his death in London’s East End in suspicious circumstances—after being thrown out of a party over a bust-up with rock star Pete Doherty.

Suspect caught on camera in Ebor Street, off Bethnal Green Road, after Shoreditch House robbery September 11

Recognise this man seen lurking near Shoreditch High Street in east London following a violent £24,000 Rolex robbery?

Met Police

Police are appealing for a woman out walking her dog to come forward who may have seen car being abandoned near a cemetery after an alleged “hit and run” incident when an 11-year-old schoolboy was badly injured in London’s East End.

Police say the woman's condition is not life-threatening

A man and a woman have been charged following the stabbing of an under-cover drugs cop in London’s East End, Scotland Yard confirmed today.

Ryan Kiely. Met

Police are appealing for information to trace a man found guilty for his involvement in a stabbing after he failed to appear in court.

Marvin before he dies in August, 1015

The heartbroken family of a man who died in a vegetative state 13 years after being shot outside a bar in London’s East End have spoken of their pain in a fresh police appeal for witnesses.

Terrorism charge

A 15-year-old schoolboy arrested at his home in east London in June is due in court later this month accused of “encouraging terrorism”.

Murder hunt for killers of Luther Edwards (inset) stabbed at York Hall on July 29

Detectives hunting the killers of 31-year-old Luther Edwards at Bethnal Green’s York Hall boxing venue in the summer are appealing today to the tight-knit community of London’s East End to break their wall of silence.

Suspect caught on camera at Poplar Islamic centre, last of four places raided in one night

This is the image of a night-time intruder who breaks into two Islamic centres, a community centre and a takeaway all in a night in London’s East End.

West Ham United's Andy Carroll.

Hammers manager Slaven Bilic says that the West Ham striker is ok after his confrontation with armed motorcyclists

Boxpark in Shoreditch

The CEO of Boxpark Shoreditch has hit back at claims it is a “cancer” to the community, saying there is no problem with anti-social behaviour.

Boxpark in Shoreditch

Neighbours have slammed Shoreditch popup hub Boxpark as “a cancer” due to the rising number of bars – and say mornings look like “the apocalypse swept through”.

Suspect caught on CCTV in Frying Pan Alley burglary

Police have released CCTV footage today of a burglary at business premises and student accommodation as part of their investigation.

Ex-cllr Shahed Ali... jailed for housing fraud

A councillor once part of Lutfur Rahman’s corrupt administration at Tower Hamlets has today been sentenced to five months in prison for housing fraud.

Youth worker Zakaria Hussain is fighting to clear his name after being arrested outside the Arbour Youth Centre in Stepney on October 8

A Tower Hamlets youth worker has vowed to “fight all the way” to clear his name over allegations that he assaulted a police officer.

Stills from the videos

The police watchdog has stepped in to carry out investigations into the arrests of two young people in Tower Hamlets after videos of the controversial incidents went viral.

Alfie Gibbs

Police named a 20-year-old on a ‘wanted’ list for questioning about a double stabbing incident at a London nightclub claiming his family may be shielding him.

Grandmother Joan Whittaker has launched a complaint against the police after her granddaughter Katelynn Murphy King, aged 13, was handcuffed and restrained

The borough’s top police officer is due to face a community backlash over the force’s treatment of young people - after a shocking video emerged this week showing a Pc manhandling a schoolgirl.

Jordan Bari

Two men have appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of martial artist Jordan Bari.

A still from video footage showing Katelynn Murphy King being physically restrained by a male police officer outside Wapping High School

This shocking video shows the moment when a police officer drags a 13-year-old schoolgirl in handcuffs across the floor ‘like a piece of meat’ - all due to a silly school-gates row.

Jordan Bari

A second man has been charged with the killing of martial artist Jordan Bari.

Jordan Bari

Detectives investigating the death of Jordan Bari have charged a man with his murder.

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