Crime & Court

Sunday, December 9, 2018

A teenager has been shot in the face in Ilford.

Clayhall residents were told to stay in their homes after four men armed with “crowbars and a bottle of acid were on the loose”.

A teenager who threatened to blow up a Barkingside school unless he was paid $5,000 has been jailed.

Five years on from the fatal stabbing of a Plaistow teenager in Chigwell, detectives are renewing their appeal for information.

Two thieves broke into an Ilford place of worship and stole around £600.

The Met Police has launched a video campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and encourage victims to seek help and support.

A new task force focussing on robbery in the tri-borough is to be launched and there have been no cases of moped thieves being rammed off their bikes in the area according to commander Jason Gwillim.

A 64-year-old Ilford man was left requiring surgery after he was mauled by a “big and powerful” dog in the town centre.

A man was arrested in Newbury Park after police allegedly found a “large kitchen knife” and stolen goods in his possession.

An Ilford man who stabbed a shop worker more than 30 times will be locked up at a secure facility indefinitely.

Prolific pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

Stop and search will be in operation at Ilford station this evening.

An Ilford market trader caught flogging fake designer jewellery in Barking has been fined almost £1,000.

A police officer from the East Area Command Unit has been found guilty of twice raping a teenage girl he took out for a date in Harold Hill.

An Ilford company director has been sentenced to eight months in prison after being caught lying to police in an attempt to dodge a number of speeding offences committed in a customised Range Rover worth £93,000 .

A teenager is fighting for his life after being stabbed multiple times in Newbury Park.

Teenager stabbed in Newbury Park

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A 19-year-old man has been stabbed in Newbury Park.

Children have been performing sexual favours in return for new trainers, gifts and alcohol, Ilford police confirm.

An Ilford pensioner due to stand trial after denying five charges of historical child abuse has died, but a case against his wife and two of his sons – who have denied 14 charges of child cruelty between them – is set to continue.

A 24-year-old charged with the attempted murder of a police officer outside Ilford railway station has been remanded in custody.

Two men stabbed in Goodmayes

Monday, November 26, 2018

Two men were stabbed in the back during separate knifings in Goodmayes that police believe may have been linked.

Redbridge Council has permanently won the legal powers to ban unlawful encampments in the borough following a High Court ruling on Friday (November 23).

Figures from the Met Police show there have been more than 170 knife attacks in Redbridge this year, which is an increase of more than 50 per cent from last year.

A 24-year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer outside Ilford train station.

The British Transport Police have confirmed that the officer stabbed at Ilford Railway Station is recovering at home as they continue to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

A police officer has been stabbed outside Ilford train station.

Detectives have appealed for help tracing a man wanted for questioning about a string of burglaries.

Autism ambassadors will be coming to Gants Hill to speak about living with the condition and what can be done to support people in Redbridge.

A man who went on the run for almost four years to escape drug trafficking charges has been jailed.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

A fire that ripped through a car showroom in Chadwell Heath is now being treated as suspicious by investigators.

A car being chased by the police ploughed through a two-year-old’s bedroom in Gants Hill.

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a pregnant mother was fatally shot with a crossbow in her Newbury Park home has been remanded in custody.

The death of a pregnant mother – shot with a crossbow in her Newbury Park home – has shocked the nation and community members are coming together in support of her husband and six children.

Ammonia was poured down the throat of a music video producer after he was lured into an Ilford home by a phoney teenage singer and ambushed, a court heard.

Doctors have carried out an emergency caesarean to save the life of an unborn child after a pregnant Newbury Park mother died following a confrontation in her home.

A 50-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a Newbury Park woman after she was discovered with abdominal injuries and later died in hospital.

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a 35-year-old woman in Newbury Park.

An artist whose previous gigs have been linked to firearm incidents is hoping to perform at an event in Chadwell Heath.

A man has been jailed after he was caught with half a million pounds worth of heroin in Ilford.

Masked men hit a girl over the head during an aggravated burglary in Redbridge.

A gang of men posing as police officers are driving around Redbridge with blue flashing lights and pulling cars over.


The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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