Crime & Court

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A man caught sexually assaulting three women on the Tube has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison.

Senior case worker David Landau, from the Redbridge Equalities and Communities Council (RECC)

Urgent action is needed to tackle racist and religious hate crimes after hundreds of attacks were reported in Redbridge.

Roger Evans

Bus drivers in Redbridge were attacked or verbally abused 181 times in the past five years.

Efit of the courier who collected the cash. Picture: Essex Police

A man in his 60s was conned out of thousands after a fraudster posed as a police officer.

'Poor rail conditions' have caused delays throughout the morning

Trains through Romford and Ilford are delayed by as much as 15 minutes, Greater Anglia has warned.

Nausheen Quraishi

A woman who conspired to have her ex-boyfriend set on fire by her lover has been refused an appeal over her jail sentence.

An elderly woman was targeted by a distraction burglar this morning, who stole £200 and her bank card.

An Ilford man is set to go on trial accused of the manslaughter of Barking cash and carry owner Shammi Atwal.

Ilford resident Gurjeet Birdi has broken his leg stopping a robbery

A man who bravely stepped in to help a woman being robbed in the street has said he doesn’t regret taking action – despite breaking his leg in two places.

Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a woman was allegedly seen being pushed into a car and driven off.

An assault which saw a man attacked with chairs and glass bottles is the focus of a police appeal.

Court doors

A man who was jailed earlier this year for his role in a fake cop scam to steal from tourists lost his appeal yesterday after top judges ruled he deserves every day of his sentence.

Redbridge Town Hall

Questions have been raised after it emerged a convicted fraudster who conned a children’s football league out of thousands of pounds was employed at a Redbridge school.

A man charged with indecent exposure has admitted the offence.

Police have arrested one man on suspicion of dangerous driving

A 23-year-old man is being treated for head injuries after a collision between a car and a scooter just after midnight on Wednesday.

Police have arrested one man on suspicion of dangerous driving

A 23-year-old man is being treated for life threatening injuries after a traffic collision on the A406 northbound between Ilford Hill and Gants Hill last night.

An HMRC investigator. Picture: HMRC

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in a dawn raid in Ilford on the suspicion of playing a role in a £40million money laundering plot to disguise profits made in an alcohol scam.

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Woodford firefighters cut a semi-conscious man from his car after he hit a parked vehicle.

Tubes through Gants Hill are affected

Tube workers on the Central line through Redbridge will stage 48 hours of strike action next week as part of a union’s campaign to save jobs and ticket offices.

A man has been arrested today on suspicion of committing a robbery.

Annie Merrilees at the Old Bailey. Pic: CENTRAL NEWS

A former Harrods shop assistant who stabbed and killed her violent boyfriend has been cleared of murder and manslaughter.

Pay day loan websites have been blocked on all council run computers, Pictured: council leader Jas Athwal

Payday loan company websites have been blocked on all computers managed by Redbridge Council.

Wanstead Christmas Lights switch-on in 2012. Mayor Cllr Muhammed Javed.

Festivities are already under way in Wanstead after fundraisers hit their £4,000 target to pay for this year’s Christmas celebrations.

Police were called on Tuesday afternoon to a reports of a man masturbating in a churchyard.

A 56-year-old man is to appear in court after being charged with indecent exposure in a churchyard.

Lee Scott MP

Lee Scott MP has called for the need for audio-visual announcements (AV) on all new buses to help blind people navigate the bus network.

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