Crime & Court


A grandmother who was held up at gunpoint in her jewellery shop by two men dressed as couriers has said she “won’t let them win”.

Mohsin Mallu, 28, admitted stealing almost £100,000 from the post office. Picture: PA

A post office manager who stole almost £100,000 and gambled most of it away on a betting website has had his sentencing deferred while he pays £10,000 back.

A police vehicle outside Frank Slater House Picture Ellie Hoskins

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 26-year-old woman in Goodmayes last week.

Wes Streeting, deputy leader of the Redbridge Labour Group and cabinet member for health wellbeing

Convicted kerb crawlers caught in Ilford Lane could be banned from the road and have their cars crushed.

A police vehicle outside Frank Slater House Picture Ellie Hoskins

Police are investigating murder following the death of a woman from Goodmayes earlier this week.

Domestic violence case worker, Abigail Phiri, left, and Ask Girls' project manager, Gemma Tully, create  awareness about domestic violence on White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day was started by a group of men “who know that there’s never an excuse for violence against women” and it falls on November 25 every year.

Ilford Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A dedicated volunteer-group who work to help control crime in Ilford Lane will visit the road tonight (Friday) just three days after an aid worker was attacked there.

The woman was sentenced today at Snaresbrook Crown Court (Picture: John Stillwell/PA)

A Lithuanian builder who repeatedly slammed his pregnant girlfriend’s head into a brick wall when she refused to have sex with him has been jailed for nine years.

Man, 43, has been charged by police

A 43-year-old man has been charged by police in connection with an attack on a woman in Ilford Lane on Tuesday evening.

Police sirens

London’s police chief branded prostitution in Ilford Lane a “menace and a blight” as he addressed residents just hours before a support worker was attacked with a knife at the notorious site.

South Woodford station

Efforts to tackle street-drinking could be rolled out to Woodford following the success of a crackdown in Ilford.

The towers in Ilford and Ilford Lane.

A woman slashed with a knife in a late-night attack in Ilford Lane was working as part of an initiative to tackle on-street prostitution.

Ilford Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A man carrying a bag of knives was Tasered by police following a late-night attack on a woman in Ilford Lane last night (Tuesday).

Stephen Greenhalgh, deputy mayor for policing and crime

Top police officers from the Met were grilled over issues in Redbridge including street-drinking, cyber crime and prostitution last night (Tuesday).

She will appear later today

A 19-year-old woman will appear in court today accused of abducting of two girls.

Do you recognise this man?

A man exposed himself and performed a sex act on an afternoon train in front of a 14-year-old girl and her mother.

Brendon Smith, 31, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Chigwell. [Picture: Essex Police]

Police are hunting a man over a burglary.

John Wunderle who has been jailed after sexual offences involving a 15-year-old girl

A private investigator hired by the family of teacher John Wunderle’s victim to find out if he was still seeing their daughter has described it as the “most rewarding work you can do”.

Karen Friddin and her yorkshire terrier Daisy who was attacked by a staffordshire bull terrier when they were out walking in Clayhall Park. Daisy was bitten on her back while being held by Karen, had to undergo surgery yesterday (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

A dog was left needing major surgery after it was attacked in a park.

Police search the scene in September after a 36-year-old man from east London was shot outside Virgin Active in Chigwell. Photo credit: Alex Rose

A total of four people have now been arrested in connection with a shooting at a sports complex.

King George Hospital, Barley Lane

Elsie Brooks died in King George Hospital on January 6 2010, less than a month after her operation.

Harry Roberts has been released after spending 48 years in prison

A notorious police killer has been released from prison after serving 48 years of a life sentence.

Do you know this man?

Police have issued a second appeal for information after a young woman was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on her way to work on a packed Central Line train.

Simeon Osen. Picture: Met Police

A paedophile company director who paid children as young as 10 in the Philippines to perform sex acts on the internet has been jailed.

Magdalena Welna who was stabbed to death in Ilford last Friday.

Police have released a picture of Magdalena Welna, who was brutally murdered in Ilford last Friday.

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