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Community order for barbershop flasher

Community order for barbershop flasher

A Bulgarian man has been sentenced to a 12-month community order after exposing himself and attacking a hairdresser at a barbershop in Whitechapel. Filip Trifononov, 41, from Llandrindod Wells in Wales, entered the shop during a private event on the evening of April 20 and assaulted the owner, Mark Mason.…

Teenage Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh killer has sentence cut

Teenage Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh killer has sentence cut

A 15-year-old boy jailed for nine years for shooting his girlfriend in the neck on his birthday last year has had his sentence slashed by a Court of Appeal. The teenager shot and killed Urswick School pupil Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh, also 15, at an address in Hackney Wick in March.…

Man sentenced for double attack on girlfriend

Man sentenced for double attack on girlfriend

A man from Croydon has been given a suspended sentence for assaulting his former girlfriend on two occasions. Cale McArthur assaulted the woman twice in four days. They had been in a relationship for a year. He punched the victim twice on her right arm, three times on her left…

“I was playing Candy Crush” says murder accused

“I was playing Candy Crush” says murder accused

One of the Lewisham men accused of being part of a honey trap murder, told the Old Bailey that he was playing Candy Crush on his phone on the night of the killing. Professional Poker player, Mehmat Hassan, 56, was murdered in his Islington home on March 24 last year.…

Jail for burglar who lobbed roof tiles at police

Jail for burglar who lobbed roof tiles at police

A burglar who caused £25,000 worth of damage throwing roof tiles at police officers during a nine-hour stand off was sentenced to six years and four months in prison. John Jo Barnett, 26, climbed to the roof of his ex-partner’s house and hurled slates at the police after they were…

Man charged on suspicion of murdering University of Brighton student found in burnt out car in West Sussex

Man charged on suspicion of murdering University of Brighton student found in burnt out car in West Sussex

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who was discovered in the boot of a burnt out car in West Sussex. Christopher Raymond Jeffrey-Shaw, 26, from Lakeside, Beckenham, originally reported as being from Lewisham, has been charged on suspicion of murdering Janet Müller, a 21-year-old student…

Red paint thrown at house in Borough Hill

Red paint thrown at house in Borough Hill

Red paint was thrown at a house with the word ‘pay’ scrawled on the front door during an incident on Monday morning. Police were called to the two-bedroom terrace house in Borough Hill, Croydon at 2:25am after reports of criminal damage. The word ‘pay’ had been written across the front…

Community service for hammer attack on police car

Community service for hammer attack on police car

A man who smashed a police car with a claw hammer has been sentenced at Croydon Crown Court. Richard Lee Taylor, 20, of no fixed address, was sentenced to two years of community service after destroying windows on a police car while officers were present. The court heard that Taylor…

Man sentenced to prison for supplying cannabis

Man sentenced to prison for supplying cannabis

A man has been sentenced to a year in prison for dealing cannabis on the streets of Croydon. At Croydon Crown Court, Rasheed White, 18, was sentenced to 12 months in prison last week after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to three counts of dealing cannabis. He was arrested in December during…

Woman raped by man carrying a kitchen knife in Lee

Woman raped by man carrying a kitchen knife in Lee

A woman was raped by a man wielding a knife, while walking along a road in Lewisham in the early hours of Sunday morning. The 29-year-old woman was walking along Ashwater Road in Lee at around 2.45am on March 8, when the suspect attacked her. The man threatened her with…