East Area Command Unit

A woman was rushed to hospital following a hit and run in Ilford.

The injuries to two teenagers who were stabbed in Gants Hill this afternoon are no longer being assessed as life-threatening.

Police acted quickly to detain and search a group of young people following reports that they were seen with firearms in Romford’s town centre yesterday afternoon.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was stabbed in Chadwell Heath.

A 20-year-woman was allegedly sexually assaulted at Faces nightclub in Gants Hill and at an east London hotel on the same night.

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.

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

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

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

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

Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus in Ilford.

An Ilford RAF cadet squadron is appalled after donations it raised for ex-service men and women were stolen from a Poppy Appeal collection tin left in the boot of a car.

An Ilford woman has been jailed after she tried to sell a flat owned by her parents.

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

Police officers are urgently appealing for information after the discovery of a foetus in an Ilford park sparked fears for the health of the mother.

Callous thieves doused a disabled pensioner in ketchup before snatching her purse as she shopped for groceries in an Ilford supermarket.

Moped-riding thugs tore a gold necklace worth an estimated £800 from a 58-year-old woman as she returned to her Goodmayes home.

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).

An Ilford primary school has closed today after it was burgled.

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

“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 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.

A 19-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a noxious substance attack which took place in Ilford and has left a man in a critical condition.


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