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Newham Police has warned young people of the dangers of drugs this week.

Newham officers have dealt with numerous drugs possession offences in the last few months, but they have also been faced with situations where young people had to be rushed to hospital after taking drugs.


Police have made another appeal for information on a man who drowned in the River Lea nearly five years ago.

A computer generated image has also been re-released of the man who was found in the water near Straford High Street on December 12, 2009.

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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.

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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.

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