Met Police

A house owned by the wife of an ex-Mayor of Redbridge has been vacated after police received reports that occupants were running a brothel.

Roads have been cordoned off and armed officers spotted in the Ilford Lane area following reports of a "firearm discharge".
Police were called to Rutland Road today (Wednesday, March 27) at 12.40pm after it was claimed that two men got out of a vehicle and shot into another car.

A man in his 20s has been stabbed in Barkingside High Street.

Police are searching for a man who asked a 15-year-old girl to get in his car multiple times as she walked to school in South Woodford.

Seven teens have been arrested in connection with a suspected robbery near South Woodford Tube station in which a police officer was injured.

Armed officers were sent to Ilford following reports of a firearm in the town centre.

Tackling violence is the Met Police's top priority, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Graham McNulty insisted today, March 4, saying officers had carried out more than 2,500 stop and searches in the past three days.

A reality TV personality from Canary Wharf - who was bitten on her face during a night out in Ilford - is offering a £5,000 reward to anyone who can help police track down her sex attacker.

An Ilford shopkeeper has spoken of the shocking moment a fight outside Ilford Station left a young man bleeding to death in the town centre.

Detectives are urgently investigating after a man was fatally stabbed in Ilford.

A man is in a critical condition after being assaulted in Ilford town centre.

Police chase in Clayhall

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Beal pupils left via a different exit after a police incident in Clayhall.

A woman was hit by a car and garden wall smashed in South Woodford.

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An Ilford MP has set up a petition urging the government to do more to fund policing in London after City Hall predicted the Met will need to make £263m in savings by 2023.

Clayhall residents spotted a man testing car door handles.

Car crashes in Clayhall

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Police are investigating after a car crashed with a tree in Clayhall yesterday.

Network Rail has "major" safety concerns about the 42-storey tower planned for the former Bodgers site.

Pupils have been advised to "travel in small groups" after children were attacked in the borough.

A man was arrested in Ilford on suspicion of alleged sexual communications with a child.

A boy was attacked by three masked and hooded youths on the way to school.

Residents were threatened "with screwdrivers" and locked in a bedroom, while a gang pillaged a Clayhall house yesterday.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) had to use their long ladders today after four teenagers were seen climbing a crane in Ilford.

A woman has sustained "serious injuries" after being hit by a car in Barkingside.

Ninety-eight per cent of vehicle crime in Redbridge has gone unsolved over the past three years.


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