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Three men hand themselves in after train assault appeal

Three men hand themselves in after train assault appeal

Three men have handed themselves in to police following an assault on two brothers on a Lewisham-bound train. The three walked into a police station at the weekend after a public appeal to track down four men captured on CCTV images. The fourth man is still at large. The attack…

Catford landlord jailed for sex assault on teenage tenant

Catford landlord jailed for sex assault on teenage tenant

  A Catford housing landlord has been jailed for 22 months after sexually assaulting his 19-year-old tenant. Ciro Pipolo, 40, of Datchet Road, was sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court following the attack on the young woman. Pipolo had been advertising spare rooms through online housing sites when he met the…

Police make arrest after Hackney street stabbing in broad daylight leaves man, 21, fighting for his life

Police make arrest after Hackney street stabbing in broad daylight leaves man, 21, fighting for his life

A 21-year-old man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in broad daylight on a busy main road in Hackney. The incident occurred on Amhurst Road, which police closed off in both directions between Mare Street and Pembury Circus. Officers and ambulance crew attended the scene after reports of…

Kidulthood actor guilty of threatening Doctor Who star

Kidulthood actor guilty of threatening Doctor Who star

  Actor Adam Deacon, 32, of Bethnal Green has been found guilty of harassment after directing death threats at the family of Doctor Who star Noel Clarke. Clarke, 39, wrote and starred in the 2006 film Kidulthood, in which Deacon played the character Jay. Formerly friends, the two men ceased…

Police investigate officers’ response to harassment

Police investigate officers’ response to harassment

Police are investigating a photograph that has sparked outrage amid claims officers laughed at a Muslim mother after she was allegedly attacked by three women who ripped off her hijab. The women allegedly attacked the 25-year-old Muslim woman in Croydon last week and were harassing her for wearing a headscarf.…

Street robbery stabbing outside Lewisham library

Street robbery stabbing outside Lewisham library

A passer-by witnessed a massive operation on Lewisham High Street after midnight on Monday when someone was stabbed in a street robbery. Something big has happened outside Lewisham library. Lots of police & ambulance — James Goldburn (@j_goldburn) May 18, 2015 Officers chased down the two suspects as they were…

Three youths in knife fight outside Croydon McDonalds

Three youths in knife fight outside Croydon McDonalds

Three men were stabbed in Croydon on Monday. An altercation that started inside McDonalds, North End is believed to have escalated outside the restaurant. Two teenagers were injured. A third male, aged 20 presented himself at a south London Hospital suffering stab wounds to his face. Metropolitan Police believe these…

Appeal for witnesses after attack in Tower Hamlets

Appeal for witnesses after attack in Tower Hamlets

Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and two other victims were seriously injured in the early hours of the morning on April 18 on Monier Road, E3. The first victim was knocked unconscious and then further attacked by a group of unidentified assailants. When a…

Bank holiday stabbings leave Lewisham Police on high alert

Bank holiday stabbings leave Lewisham Police on high alert

Lewisham Police have arrested two people in connection with knife crimes over the holiday weekend. The first stabbing took place late on Sunday night on Lewisham’s Murillo Road. The victim, a 16 year-old boy, was taken to hospital where he remains in critical condition. A 17 year-old male was arrested…

Man tried to smuggle 1kg of cocaine by swallowing it

Man tried to smuggle 1kg of cocaine by swallowing it

A Lithuanian man who swallowed 969 grams of cocaine has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for drug smuggling. Mindaugas Milius, 37 and from Beckton, was travelling home from a three-week holiday in Bolivia on December 23 last year, when customs officers in the “Nothing To Declare”…

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