Crime & Court

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A ‘vile’ paedophile who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ children for more than 30 years has been jailed.

The number of burglaries in Redbridge has increased by 18per cent in the last year, according to data from the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC).

Two teenagers from Ilford and Chigwell have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after narcotics and a large amount of cash were allegedly discovered on them during a routine stop this weekend.

Organisations across east London have joined forces to deal with the rising “menace of hate crime”.

Two Ilford men were today found guilty of killing Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

Widows of the London Bridge terrorists have asked for anonymity over fears they could be targeted, a pre-inquest hearing was told.

A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with a violent noxious substance attack in Ilford.

The Central line is one of the only Tube lines across London not to have on board CCTV.

A Year 6 pupil had his mobile stolen at knifepoint when he took his phone out to dial 999 after witnessing a car crash.

An Ilford shop worker was hacked to death by an axe-wielding colleague, a court heard.

A festival was allowed to go ahead in Hainault despite there being four stabbings at an event the day before.

Two prolific burglars who were arrested at Southend Airport just days after carrying out a burglary will be jailed for their crime.

A man has been convicted of rape after sexually assaulting a teenager in a Woodford Green park.

A “Snapchat queen” Ilford woman who posted a shocking video of her boyfriend dying in a pool of blood is “ashamed and appalled” at her behaviour, a court heard.

Redbridge Council has been granted £175,000 to support victims of modern slavery and significantly reduce the risk of re-trafficking and exploitation.

Police are appealing for witnesses after four men were stabbed when a fight broke out in the VIP section of a Hainault music festival.

Four men were stabbed at a music festival in Hainault with one victim facing life-changing injuries.

Detectives have launched an investigation after two men tried to abduct a five-year-old standing with his father in Gants Hill.

Redbridge Council raked in more than £138,000 in driving fines from a single street in the borough.

An Ilford shop owner was verbally abused for decorating his shop with England flags to support our boys in the 2018 World Cup.

Families facing poverty could struggle to feed and clothe their children over the summer holidays.

Two teenagers were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of carrying a noxious substance.

A coroner has ruled an 18-year-old girl could be alive today had she been given the life-saving vaccination she was entitled to.

A Woodford Green charity is appealing for information to identify the thieves who stole a donation jar containing around £300.

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a crash in Woodford Green.

A man has been stabbed in Seven Kings.

Thieves in a stolen car crashed with another vehicle in Seven Kings before fleeing the scene in a getaway car.

“Machete-wielding” thieves pinned a 39-year-old mum to the ground and robbed her of £3,000 in jewellery as she went to collect her children from primary school in Ilford.

A Sikh shop owner said hate mail will not stop him from flying the St George flag outside his business to cheer England on in the football World Cup.

A 21-year-old man has been injured after a brawl in Gants Hill.

A man who threatened a mum at knifepoint while she was dropping off her children at school in Seven Kings and pulled out a knife on a taxi driver in Ilford has been handed six years in prison.

The daughter of a Woodford Green driving instructor who killed her sister in a horrific crash in South Woodford has been spared jail after a judge said no sentence could punish her more than her loss.

Traffic is mounting in Ilford following an accident involving a motorcyclist.

Four people have been arrested after a vehicle and a police car crashed in Ilford.

Three people have been injured following a three car crash in Ilford town centre.

Meliha Kaya, 22, was speeding as she drove her sister Elif and a friend back from the George pub in Wanstead in 2016.

Dealers are using minicabs and taxi-hailing apps to drop off drugs to young people in Redbridge.

A man has been jailed for life after stabbing his ex-girlfriend 19 times on the street outside her Seven Kings home in a “frenzied attack” fuelled by jealousy.

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Gants Hill.

A coroner has criticised an NHS Trust and GP surgery after a woman fell to her death from The Exchange shopping centre car park.

A Seven Kings woman was stabbed repeatedly by her jealous former lover and left in the street to die as she returned home from work, a court heard.

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace two men in connection with a noxious substance attack which took place in Ilford.

Police are appealing to identify a man in connection with sexual assaults on two women on buses in Ilford and Stratford.


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