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The fight broke out after the two teams met at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium (Picture: Olly Greenwood)

A football fan from Ilford was among nine sentenced for their part in a brawl between West Ham and Arsenal supporters.

The liquid cocaine, which was bright pink, had been concealed in oil cannisters.

A drug smuggler who attempted to bring £2million of cocaine into the UK by dyeing it pink has been jailed for 16 years.

The teenager almost drove a Ford Transit into a police car. Picture: Chris Ison/PA

A Seven Kings teenager, who drove a tipper truck erratically and “nearly crashed” into a police car, was fined at court today.

A man appeared at court today charged with sexual assault. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Archive/PA Images.

A taxi cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman while taking her to Redbridge appeared in court this morning.

Officers would like to speak to the man shown in the CCTV image as he may have information which could help with the investigation. (credit: BTP)

Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

The crime scene in Gants Hill that Odongo was trying to walk through when he assaulted the Pc.

A man who punched a policeman twice while drunkenly trying to walk through a crime scene with cocaine and cannabis has been handed a one-month curfew.

A man appeared at court today charged with sexual assault. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Archive/PA Images.

A man received a lengthy sentence last week, for making false car insurance claims.

The scene in Ilford Lane where a man told police he had stabbed someone.

A man has been arrested after an alleged stabbing in Ilford Lane this afternoon.

A London bus. Picture PA.

Detectives are appealing for information after an 18-year-old male was shot in the head with a BB gun on a bus.

Cannabis was found inside Yams. All pictures Met Police.

A man from Clayhall has been jailed for importing almost 65kg of cocaine and cannabis in the UK disguised as papaya pieces and fake yams.

In a second incident dealt with by police on Tuesday night, an 18-year-old driver who was speeding on the A12 escaped serious injury thanks to the fact he was wearing a seatbelt.

A renegade driver escaped a police chase by attempting to ram the pursuing officers’ car before driving off the wrong way on the A12 on Tuesday.

The crime scene in Gants Hill that Odongo was trying to walk through when he assaulted the Pc.

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were stabbed during a fight outside a nightclub in the early hours of Christmas Day.

Hundreds of mourners attended Ricky Hayden's funeral last month

A trial preparation hearing has been set for two 19 year olds charged in connection with Ricky Hayden’s death.

Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar)

Police have charged two 19-year-old men, one on suspicion of murder, in connection with Ricky Hayden’s death.

Gants Hill Sauna, the previous name of the massage parlour.

A sauna, which was previously used as a “brothel” according to police, has been denied a massage licence by Redbridge Council.

Feroz Patel came to the aid of a woman who was being attacked in Lynford Gardens. Picture Ken Mears.

Residents have rallied around a widowed grandad, 89, who was held hostage by an armed thug and had cash stolen.

Lynford Gardens, Goodmayes. Picture Google Maps

A 89-year-old widower fought off an attack from a burglar armed with a screwdriver and noxious chemicals with quick thinking and small talk.

Louise Smellie was jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse offences. Photo: Met Police

A man who sexually abused two young girls for more than a decade was jailed for 16 years on Tuesday, after the victims, now in their 30s, came forward.

Bridge over A406

There are heavy delays on the A406 in both directions this afternoon following two separate incidents.

Mohammed Zubair Jamil (credit: Met Police)

A criminal gang who made more than £1million by staging car crashes for insurance payouts has been jailed.

A stock photo of a broken bottle, similar to that used by the teenagers in their attack,

A Redbridge teenager who helped his brother stab another boy in the face with a broken bottle has avoided a prison sentence.

Police are trialling spit hoods in north east London.

Controversial spit guards are to be used by police in Redbridge custody suites, as part of a three month trial by The Metropolitan Police.

Redbridge Council has been criticised by a High Court judge for its handling of a 2-year-old girls adoption case. Picture: PA

Social services bosses at Redbridge Council have come under fire from a senior judge over their handling of a 21-year-old woman and her two-year-old daughter.

Police are appealing to the public to help with their investigation. Picture Met Police.

Two residents have been burnt with a noxious substance and a third threatened with a screwdriver in a series of “horrifice” burglaries in the borough.

Before and after shots of the flats living room, which was totally trashed by partygoers.

Vomit-smeared walls, countless broken bottles and a smashed television was just some of the devastation caused when out-of-control partygoers trashed a rented flat this weekend.

A police car at the scene of the accident on Westwood Road

A biker has been injured after crashing into a reversing car in a residential street following a police chase in Seven Kings this afternoon.

West Ham United's Andy Carroll. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

A hearing for a 21-year-old man accused of attempting to rob West Ham United footballer Andy Carroll has been adjourned.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A Hainault man who is accused of burgling an 86-year-old woman will go on trial next month.

Seaman, from Dagenham, filmed up 34 women's skirts using a homemade device Picture: PA/ Joe Giddens

A former senior police officer believes plans to merge three east London borough forces is down to funding and “nothing to do with greater productivity”.

Christopher Lombard who was shot while working as a doorman in Ilford in 1996

On a cold dark December night 20 years ago, doorman Christopher Lombard arrived at work never to return home.

Victim Khalid Safi. Picture Met Police.

A 19–year–old woman was arrested at an address in Redbridge yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

Essex police. Picture PA.

An off-road biker from Chigwell has been disqualified for failing to respond to seven speeding offences including clocking up 76mph in a 30 zone.

Kate Crowe, 66, had £1,000 taken from her account after her debit card was stolen at a cash machine.

A woman who had £1,000 withdrawn after her debit card was stolen at a cash machine has warned residents to be vigilant of quick-witted thieves.

Christopher Lombard and his mum Thelma Lombard.

On a cold dark December night 20 years ago, doorman Christopher Lombard arrived at work never to return home.

Mr Jordan was given a 14-year ban for misrepresentation. Picture PA

A company director from Woodford Green has been disqualified for misrepresenting the sale of “fancy coloured diamonds”.

Hit and run incidents have risen 27pc in the last five years. Picture: Met

The number of hit and run incidents in the borough has increased by 28per cent in the last five years according to recent data.

Floral tributes on Chigwell Rise for jogger Alex Weatherley who was run down and killed by a driver. He has been sentenced to four years in a youth detention centre.

The teenager who killed a mum-of-two by running her over at 67.5mph during a morning run was sentenced to four years in youth prison this morning.

The Ash Grove hotel in Green Lane, Ilford. Photo: Google Maps

A pub is having its licence reviewed after a man claimed he was held at gun-point and beaten for hours there before having £18,000 stolen.

Matthew Richardson, 23, was sentenced to three years' imprisonment for his part in the stabbing on March 16 2015.

A schoolboy has been convicted for holding back a 13-year-old while his brother stabbed him in the face with a broken bottle.

St Barnabas Road, Woodford Green. Photo: Google Maps.

A car chase through Woodford Green yesterday afternoon ended with a teenager being arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and taking a car without consent.

Cristian Nicolaescu, Nicolae Boieru and Alexandra Gyor, all of Sping Gardens, Woodford Green, who have been sentenced for their role in a online shopping scam.

Two men from Woodford Green have been jailed for their role in a gang which used fake Airbnb and Gumtree adverts to scam people of more than £687,000.

Churchfields Junior School, in Churchfields, South Woodford, a woman acted suspiciously while trying to pick up a child from the nursery and infants school. Picture: Google

Redbridge Council has sent out a warning to all of the borough’s schools after a woman behaved suspiciously while trying to pick up a child from Churchfields Nursery.

British Transport Release want to speak to this man in relation to the stabbing at Snaresbrook Tube Station. Picture: BTP

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after a 50-year-old was knifed at Snaresbrook Underground Station in October.

Police will start the trial in the New Year. Picture Met Police

The Metropolitan Police Service (Met) is carrying out a consultation on piloting spit guards in the borough.

Police have sealed off the area around Costa, The Broadway, Woodford Green, after a stabbing took place.

A minicab driver has described the moment three colleagues rushed to the aid of a woman stabbed at a coffee shop, telling how there was “blood everywhere”.

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