Crime & Court


A man accused of stabbing a 28-year-old drug addict to death, told the Old Bailey yesterday, Monday, March 19, there was no money in killing someone, and it was “crazy” to think he would commit such a crime days after his release from jail.

Fraudsters are posing as Redbridge Council employees as part of a scam.

The Royal Mail delivery office in South Woodford is set to close in May.

An Ilford teenager has been found guilty of the murder of 17-year-old Mahamed Hassan, who was fatally stabbed in Wandsworth in April 2017.

A minimum of 17,250 new homes are set to be built in Redbridge by 2030, it has been revealed.

A man accused of murdering a drug addict attended a probation meeting with a bag filled with Class A drugs before carrying out the brutal attack, a court heard.

A teenager has life threatening injuries after he was stabbed outside Woodford train station last night.

More than 80 crimes were reported in Redbridge on average each day at the start of the year, police data reveals.

A new swimming pool and gym complex are set to be created at Wanstead High School as part of a Redbridge Council revamp.

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a fight that broke out inside South Woodford tube station and left a man in need of hospital treatment.

A teenager has been stabbed in the head and two others injured after being chased by a gang brandishing knives and machetes in Wanstead.

Police should visit mosques and community centres across the country following threats to Muslims, Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has urged.

Letters encouraging people to carry out attacks on Muslims have reportedly been sent to addresses across east London.

The rise in crime has been hitting the headlines, but instead of sitting at home and worrying about it a group of women in Barkingside decided to take action.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man aged in his 70s was hospitalised following a hit-and-run.

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in the face in Chadwell Heath.

A teenager from Ilford who was groomed into creating extremist material has avoided being sent to youth prison.

A man has been arrested and charged following a stabbing in Ilford last week.

Street patrollers can apply for a slice of £50,000 funding to put towards equipment and training to help keep their area safe from crime.

Residents are concerned about the number of stabbings in Ilford after a man was knifed 10 times last night.

Nearly 100 residents who have signed up to be a Street Watch patroller cannot be trained due to a shortage of funds.

Police have launched a witness appeal after a man was stabbed 10 times in Ilford last night.

A man from Ilford accused of murder said that he was only at the scene of the attack to buy drugs, a court has heard.

Redbridge Equalities & Community Council (RECC) is holding a meeting about the Lammy Review on Monday, March 4.

Two men from Ilford appeared at The Old Bailey for allegedly attacking a 27-year-old man,

Haven House Children’s Hospice has been ranked as one of the top 100 employers in the country.

Redbridge will receive around 30 more police officers to help tackle crime after the Mayor of London spoke with Clayhall residents.

Residents in Clayhall are planning to install a gate at either end of their road so only people that live there can access the street.

A man from Ilford has been jailed for more than two and a half years for his part in operating a £4.4million prostitution ring in central London.

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These are the appallingly overcrowded conditions discovered at a terraced house during modern slavery dawn raids in Newham, Ilford and Barking yesterday.

Redbridge Neighbourhood Watch has spoken out about residents using Whatsapp to share footage of crimes.

A knuckle duster, knives and cannabis have all been seized as part of a police campaign in Ilford.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences following a series of dawn raids in which more than 50 people were rescued.

Three teenagers caught driving a stolen car have been charged following a police chase from Southend-on-Sea to Ilford.

A few months ago, the only cars you would see doing laps around the block in Clayhall were learner drivers - but this has all changed since a spate of burglaries in the area.

Police are appealing for help to find an 85-year-old woman from Ilford.

The owners of an Ilford bar have been stripped of their personal licences after a stabbing victim was escorted from their venue in a bid to avoid authorities linking the crime to the premises.

Police and fire services were called to two garages that are believed to have been set on fire deliberately in Hainault last night.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with the rape of 18-year-old woman in a Wanstead park.

A man has been charged with the murder of a 54-year-old woman in Ilford.

A 58-year-old woman sustained minor injuries after being punched by balaclava-clad burglars who broke into her Woodford Green home.

A 58-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Ilford.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with the rape of 18-year-old woman in a Wanstead park.

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of Sandel Serbu in Ilford have released images of two men they wish to trace.


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