Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 16°C

Five-day forecast

Area Committee Seven: Huge fall in burglaries in three Redbridge wards; robberies increase

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
8:15 AM

Robberies and criminal damage incidents are among crimes which increased in three Redbridge wards last year.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

Between February 2013 and January 2014, criminal damage rose by 6.9 per cent in Cranbrook, Newbury and Valentines, with the percentage for robberies increasing by 2.9.

An increase in violence against the person offences, 6.5pc, was also revealed by Redbridge police officers who attended an Area Committee Seven meeting yesterday evening at Highlands Primary School, in Highlands Gardens, Ilford.

However, there were also decreases in a number of crimes, such as residential burglary (21.4pc), other burglaries (28.9pc), theft of motor vehicles (15.9pc) and theft from motor vehicles (14.9pc).

More to follow.

Share this article


   Local advertisers

More news articles

Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Ilford Recorder on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Ilford businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Ilford Recorder, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

Celebrity / Showbiz See all

Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

Read full story »