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Police have revealed the teenager who fell from the top floor of the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre was attempting to kill himself.
The 18-year-old, who is still in hospital with serious injuries, landed on a 47-year-old male shopper in the incident last Thursday.
Shoppers watched in horror as one man fell from the third floor of the mall in Westfield Stratford City and landed on another.
Both men are in hospital with serious injuries following the incident at about 3.30pm on Thursday.
A robber who threatened to "start shooting" unless bookmakers gave him money struck twice in four days.
The man, who did not show a firearm in either incident, made off with a sum of money from Mary Rose Mall in Beckton but left empty-handed in an attempt at nearby High Street South.
Police performed a lockdown on a Newham road which has seen brazen street selling of crack cocaine and heroin.
Officers swooped on Romford Road, E7, on Wednesday night, when they blocked off a section of the street and made four arrests on suspicion of selling class A drugs.
Police believe the rising price of gold is behind a recent spate of muggings in Newham.
Officers are urging people in the borough to be careful when wearing expensive jewellery in public due to the growing trend in street robberies.