Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:01

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Romford, forced into a car and driven to Ilford where he was left with serious injuries.

Romanian police are joining forces with Safer Neighbourhoods Team officers and outreach workers to tackle a new prostitution ring that has emerged in Ilford Lane.

Redbridge Council and the police will soon start patrolling an Ilford car park to tackle an anti-social human pooer.

Tri-borough commander Jason Gwillim has said he would “love” more police officers in his command, but does not know how many will be pledged by the Mayor of London.

Redbridge Council is investigating claims from residents that a gang of up to six eastern European men are currently living illegally in a shed in Clayhall.

A 22-year-old man was sprayed in the face with a suspected noxious substance and threatened with a suspected gun while being robbed of two mobile phones in Ilford.

A man has been jailed for six years after pleading guilty to a series of charges, including stealing a car which was subsequently involved in a serious collision on the M11 near Chigwell and Loughton.

A 17-year-old boy has been hospitalised after being stabbed in the stomach in Ilford.

A man in his 30s was stabbed ‘multiple times’ in Wanstead last night.

A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital with multiple wounds following a stabbing in Wanstead.

A police investigation has been launched following allegations of a Barkingside teacher dating pupils and giving gifts in return for sexual favours.

A Barkingside pensioner has admitted sending a racist letter to MP Diane Abbott in which he described her as “black vermin.”

A Met Police officer has been sacked after she was caught lying about her attendance at work.

Two 24-year-olds from Romford and Chadwell Heath have been jailed for a combined total of five years and three months for their part in running a Class A drugs cartel across west London.

A campaign calling on victims of unwanted sexual behaviour to report offences to police no matter how small launched today.

Robbery has increased by almost 50 per cent in the last two years, Met crime figures reveal.

Two political rivals have agreed to stamp out the “evil” of hate crime in Redbridge.

A top cop has vowed not to take his foot off the gas in a battle against burglaries after declaring a recent crime wave “under control”.

Two 24-year-old drug dealers from Clayhall and Woodford Green have been jailed for a total of six years and eight months between them.

Whether it is via social media or talking to someone in real life, it is hard to escape from all the stories about violent crimes in the area.

A man was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being stabbed in the throat in Ilford this morning (April 22).

A Woodford Green man who claimed he could cure cancer with blood tests and food has been handed a £17,250 court bill.

Shocking footage has emerged of the moment that a police officer was pushed off his bike and into the path of a car in Ilford.

Students are devastated after the chickens they had raised from birth were stolen.

Syringes and drug paraphernalia are littering streets in Wanstead.

Police are appealing to find a man in connection with the sexual assault of three women at Snaresbrook and Gants Hill Tube stations on the same day.

Men from Chadwell Heath and Goodmayes have admitted carrying out a robbery in Southend that saw police officers arrive in less than 60 seconds after streaming CCTV live to their smartphones.

A 23-year old Ilford man accused of murder has been acquitted, while a 21-year-old drug dealer who pressured other defendants not to “snitch” has been convicted of murder.

More than 550 stop and search checks have been conducted in Redbridge since the end of last year, the latest figures reveal.

A rogue Ilford landlord who had at least 10 people living illegally in a brick outhouse in his property’s back garden has been handed a £6,000 fine.

Detectives have released an image of a man they wish to identify in connection with a violent assault in Ilford.

A teaching assistant in Ilford who preyed on young boys at his scout group has been given 11 years in jail.

The family of a child who was brain damaged after hospital staff did not explain the importance of feeding a newborn have won their High Court claim against Redbridge’s hospital trust.

Violent crime has claimed three lives in Redbridge since the start of the year.

Redbridge crime victims’ satisfaction in dealing with the police is the lowest across the capital, it has been revealed.

A university lecturer who survived a brutal attack said violent crime will become the norm in London unless proposals to close half the city’s police stations are reversed.

Beleagured Hainault residents who claim to have suffered years of aggressive begging outside a row of neighbourhood shops are calling on police officers and the council to tackle the problem.

The jury will soon begin deliberations in the case of a man from Ilford who is accused of stabbing a drug addict to death.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Recorder reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

An Ilford pharmacist appeared in court this morning (Monday, April 9) accused of filming a naked girl as she played on a trampoline.

A man has been charged in connection with a car crash which left two cars mangled in the driveway of an Ilford home.

In 1979 a Romford schoolgirl called Suzanne Lawrence went missing from home and was never seen again.

Police will step up patrols this weekend across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge amid rising violence and knife crime in the capital.

An Ilford man accused of stabbing a drug addict to death is “no angel”, but doesn’t deserve to be wrongfully handed a life sentence, his defence lawyer insisted.

A Redbridge husband and wife who arranged sham marriages in an attempt to flout immigration rules have been jailed for a combined total of 11 years.


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