Crime & Court


Police have released CCTV after a man was punched in the face on the Central line between South Woodford and Woodford.

Cllr Bert Jones believes Goodmayes has a

Residents and councillors have praised the police’s swift response in closing down another brothel in Goodmayes ward.

Cllr Varindar Singh Bola

A councillor has praised the work of the borough’s police to increase ethnic minority officer numbers.

Mohammed Parvez, 46, was attacked on his way home from Seven Kings Station

A man who was kicked in the head and robbed is appealing for witnesses to the brutal attack to come forward.

Wes Streeting at his hotdesk in parliament

Labour MPs Wes Streeting and John Cryer have asked for an investigation into a website, which Mr Streeting says “has the potential to cause a repeat of the Norway massacre”.

Det Ch Supt Sue Williams, the borough commander of Redbridge, was on duty the day of 7/7.

A police chief has launched an initiative to encourage people from ethnic minority backgrounds to join the force.

Police are appealing for information after an attack in Dagenham

A thief posing as an employee at a barbers stole a man’s necklace and walked out half way through giving him a shave.

Teddy Burneet - Gregory, five and PC Stevens at Redbridge Police station open day

Youngsters had a taste at being the long arm of the law on Saturday at a police open day.

Iulian Stelica. Picture: Metropolitan Police

A serial pickpocket who targeted women and girls on buses has been jailed for a total of 23 months.

Fathima Sumaya Khan and her father Basheer Ahamed Khan

The father of a woman fighting for her ex-husband to be brought to India to face charges under dowry law has made a “pained plea” for the prime minister to personally intervene in the case.

Clockwise from top left: Istvan Szilli, Monika Zoltai, Zolten Hogenadler and Agnes Szilli

A Hungarian gang who sexually exploited potentially hundreds of women have been jailed after a victim escaped a brothel and confided in police.


The Met Police is investigating after a woman was raped at an address in Woodford Green on Wednesday.

Fathima Sumaya Khan on her wedding day in May 2010

A husband wanted on serious charges relating to alleged domestic violence and demanding a dowry has “absconded” from his Indian homeland and been living in the UK for the past four years.

The Great Spoon of Ilford in Cranbrook Road

Punters said about 20 officers arrived at The Great Spoon of Ilford pub in Cranbrook Road last night after a group of 30 men and women started behaving aggressively towards staff.

Derelict post office in Johnston road

The owner of a former post office has said he will not clean up the mess left after all-night ravers trashed the property.

Ahmed Anees Hussain on his wedding day in May 2010

Extradition steps are due to begin against a man wanted on serious charges relating to alleged domestic violence and demanding a dowry in India – after the Recorder tracked him down and brought the case to the attention of the authorities.

Robbery victim Shabbir Awan with his injury

A dad was left bleeding in the street after he was robbed on his doorstep on Friday.

Emmanuel Akilla was fine £1,000 at Barkingside Magistrates' Court

Three motorists who paid a corrupt court clerk to wipe driving convictions from their records are facing jail.

Fire crews were called to Daisy House for a suspected arson early this morning

Three adults and a child believed they were trapped in a flat after a suspected arson attack this morning.

Barkingside High Street

A 20-year-old man has been stabbed in the stomach in an alleged assault in Barkingside.

Pic: PA

A campaign to raise awareness of disability hate crime has been launched by Redbridge Council today (Monday).

The scene in Thompson Close, Ilford. Picture: Ajay Nair

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon after an incident near Ilford High Road this afternoon (Friday).

Developers want to demolish the Shannon Centre, which acts as a bar at the moment, and build a six-storey block of flats.

A night club, which was the scene of a shooting last month, had its alcohol licence removed by the licensing sub-committee on Monday.

Eastern Avenue, Goodmayes, westbound, just after the junction with Barley Lane. Picture: Google Maps

A 73-year-old jogger remains in hospital, in a serious but stable condition, one week after an unprovoked assault in Eastern Avenue, Goodmayes.

Woolwich Crown Court. Pcture: Google Street View

A gang was found guilty in connection with a plot to intimidate a court witness by throwing a hand grenade and firing bullets at his home.

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