Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:00

A woman living in Tower Hamlets who admitted stalking after posing as a man on a gay dating app has fled to France while awaiting sentencing.

Police investigating the murder of a father as he tried to defuse a row outside a bar in Shoreditch have arrested a man.

The war on street drug dealers and runners in Bethnal Green has led to 114 arrests and more than 300 ‘stop-and-search’ incidents in just five weeks often using council CCTV surveillance, police statistics reveal this week.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car crashed into a Whitechapel pub.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes – including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

Police have released CCTV footage of the moment a cyclist was kicked off his bike by a male attacker – leaving him fighting for his life in hospital one week on.

Detectives are appealing today for social media video of a hate crime incident in Whitechapel less than a mile from where the Bishop of London led Friday’s interfaith vigil for the victims of the New Zealand mosque massacre.

Members of an organised crime gang have been jailed for a total of 23 years after laundering £1.5million.

A woman shooting drugs in the street in front of children and persistently flouting court orders for four years banning her from housing estates in Bethnal Green has been jailed.

A couple were arrested at Mile End late last night after police were called to a disturbance reported at a house in Coburn Street.

A man has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Police are urging Muslim women who have been intimidated or threatened for wearing western clothing to come forward.

A reality TV personality from Canary Wharf - who was bitten on her face during a night out in Ilford - is offering a £5,000 reward to anyone who can help police track down her sex attacker.

A police chief is calling for the public’s help to stop a slew of stabbings in London including an attack in Romford and two knife deaths in Bethnal Green and Ilford.

Detectives investigating an unprovoked attack on a married couple travelling on a bus have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to.

A murder hunt is underway after a man was stabbed to death in Bethnal Green today.

A woman and 17 men have been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs following a series of police raids targeting suspected dealers in Bethnal Green.

A police investigation is underway after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in Limehouse yesterday afternoon.

Dawn raids have been carried out across east London by police using Tower Hamlets Council’s CCTV network to pinpoint illicit street deals and track dealers’ cars.

A major European Union agency has failed in a High Court bid to use Brexit to get out of an estimated £500million bill for its Canary Wharf lease.

A man has been jailed for causing the death of his girlfriend in a motorbike crash.

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

The victims of the IRA Docklands bombing have claimed some have taken their own lives as they desperately wait for government help.

A man charged with nine counts of grooming and engaging in sexual activity with four girls has appeared in court.

A man filmed waving a knife at a van driver in Bethnal Green is due to be sentenced today.

Police have seized drugs and more than £10,000 in cash during a series of dawn raids this morning targeting suspected dealers in Bethnal Green.

A man alleged to have damaged an ambulance car by dancing on its roof in the wake of England’s World Cup victory has appeared in court.

Two dealers who were caught after police officers saw them selling drugs have been jailed.

A “dangerous” man who fractured a teenager’s skull by hitting him with a wine bottle as he waited to cross the road has been jailed for 13 years.

Police investigating reports of sexually inappropriate comments being made on board a Tube train have released a picture of a man they would like to speak to.

A man from Bow who kept ducks and exotic cats in unsuitable conditions has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years.

A burglar who was part of an armed gang that broke into a Whitechapel house in the middle of the night has been jailed for 11 years.

Murder hunt detectives have today named a woman found strangled in her flat.

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

Officers investigating an assault on a staff member at Shadwell DLR station are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


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