Crime & Court

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Detectives have today renewed an appeal for information after a man was stabbed several times in Shadwell.

This shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a man was viciously head-butted by a passerby on Tower Bridge.

Tower Hamlets Council are renewing an appeal to find a thug who punched a gay man in the face in a suspected homophobic attack outside a nightclub in Stepney.

An uninsured motorist from Mile End has been given a suspended jail sentence for drink driving.

A 16-year-old boy is among 22 people who have been charged with drug offences after police carried out a series of dawn raids at addresses in Tower Hamlets.

Police have arrested eight people in an operation targeting members of a Chinese gang suspected of laundering millions of pounds.

A man has been jailed over a row with his neighbour in Limehouse about a smoke alarm going off.

A university lecturer who was the victim of a violent attack has urged High Court judges to overturn a decision to close more than half of London’s police stations.

Police have carried out a series of dawn raids in east London today as part of an operation to crackdown on drugs, violence and criminal activity.

A teenager from East London who shared material relating to terrorist group Daesh online and downloaded bomb-making manuals has been jailed.

Police today launched an appeal to find a “violent man” who reportedly attacked a stranger he met through a gay dating app.

A market trader from Poplar has been jailed and for nearly three years for a tax fiddle involving a phony Formula 1 film.

Bus passengers have been praised by police for stopping a thug armed with a claw-hammer getting on board during a street attack in Poplar on a schoolboy.

A smuggler who ran an illegal tobacco factory from a portable cabin in Poplar has been spared jail.

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was stabbed several times in a street in Shadwell.

Detectives are appealing for information after a stabbing in an alleyway behind Limehouse police station.

A drug dealer from Poplar who hid 114 wraps of cocaine and heroin in his bottom has been jailed for 34 months.

Luther Edwards, who was fatally stabbed and beaten outside a boxing event in Bethnal Green, asked a close friend to look out for him not long before he died, a court heard.

London Assembly member for City and East, Unmesh Desai, has condemned homophobia and transphobia in Tower Hamlets.

Lack of any safety inspection and the wrong type of wood used for the play equipment killed five-year-old Alexia Walenkaki in a children’s playground at Mile End Park, an inquest has heard.

A man has been charged with threatening behaviour after a paramedic was verbally abused her when an ambulance got a flat tyre on the Isle of Dogs.

A paramedic whose ambulance got a flat tyre on the Isle of Dogs was thrown a note saying her vehicle would “be smashed” if parked in the “private space” again.

The knife that was allegedly passed between defendants in the Luther Edwards murder trial could in fact have been a box of cigarettes, a court heard.

A man was stabbed and left with potentially life changing injuries after being attacked by three men near Wapping station.

Detectives are releasing images of a man they want to trace in east London following the stabbing of a 16-year-old in Bromley-by-Bow.

The director of a charity that offers advice on terrorism laws has failed in his bid to challenge his own conviction under the Terrorism Act.

A young man had ‘acid’ sprayed at his face in Limehouse by two men he arranged to meet to sell his mobile phone.

Three projects in Tower Hamlets are receiving funding from the mayor as part of his anti-knife crime initiative.

A young man left with permanent brain damage after being knocked down as a child in Poplar has received a £19 million settlement — 15 years after he was injured.

A father-of-two was stabbed to death in Bethnal Green during a brutal attack by a gang of men including his girlfriend’s ex-lover, a court heard.

A man who threw acid onto a driver and his passenger through a car window in a deliberate attack has been jailed for 14 years.

A campaign calling on victims of unwanted sexual behaviour to report offences to police no matter how small launched today.

A predatory landlord from Bow has been jailed for raping three women he met through advertising a spare room for rent.

Jewish and Muslim communities in north London were celebrating this morning as judges quashed senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system of dealing with deaths.

Robbery, sexual offences and violent crime have risen, according to Met Police crime figures.

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