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Lewisham burglary rates for June lowest since 1997

Lewisham burglary rates for June lowest since 1997

  A committed effort by Lewisham police to reduce burglary rates has resulted in the lowest number of recorded cases in 17 years. In June 2014, 166 offences were recorded, the lowest monthly total since April 1997 and down a substantial 37 percent from June last year. Together with Lewisham Council,…

Two arrested over murder of Catford man at party

Two arrested over murder of Catford man at party

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Catford man who was shot in the head at a party in Lambeth on Sunday.…

Homeless disguise earns police awards nomination

Homeless disguise earns police awards nomination

Following a call by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe to bring ‘total policing’ to London, a local police team have come up with an innovative approach to crime fighting at a local level. Disguised as builders, street drinkers and homeless people, the New Cross Safer Neighbourhoods Team team, led by…

Stolen number plates being used to commit crimes

Stolen number plates being used to commit crimes

Lewisham police have urged motorists to take extra care following a surge in number plate thefts over the past month. Detective Inspector Steve Heatley from Lewisham CID said: “Stolen number plates have been used to dodge the congestion charge, evade speed camera fines, and drive away from petrol stations without…

ELL LIVE: web chat with Chief Superintendent Russell Nyman, Lewisham Borough Commander

ELL LIVE: web chat with Chief Superintendent Russell Nyman, Lewisham Borough Commander

Watch live on EastLondonLines as people from Lewisham put their questions to Chief Superintendent Russell Nyman from 6:45pm until 7:45pm.…

Residents fear the return of Brockley flasher

Residents fear the return of Brockley flasher

A flasher has again been spotted in Brockley, exposing himself to young women. A 25-year old local resident contacted EastLondonLines after seeing a man exposing himself on Pepys Road in the early hours of Saturday morning when walking home with a friend.…

Man caught in crossfire on Camplin Street

Man caught in crossfire on Camplin Street

Lewisham police are urging witnesses to come forward after a man in his 40s was shot in New Cross on Saturday, September 8.…

Missing Antonia Daley found “safe and well”

Missing Antonia Daley found “safe and well”

A Downham teenager who had been missing for two weeks was found on Thursday night one day after being upgraded to ‘high risk’ by Lewisham police.…

Mobile finger print scanners rolled out

Mobile finger print scanners rolled out

New mobile fingerprint scanners are today being introduced by the Metropolitan Police Service in all four East London…

“Very friendly pub” to replace rowdy boozer

“Very friendly pub” to replace rowdy boozer

After two stabbings, public urination and a number of complaints over drugs and noise, Catford locals are set to get “a very friendly pub” in place of The Copperfield Public House.…

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