Results tagged “Police”

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A group of eight Albanian teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Tower Hamlets and Hayes.

An 18-year-old male from Tower Hamlets has been remanded in custody to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on December 12 and a 17-year-old male from Brent will appear at Ealing Youth Court on October 3.

Dozens arrested in police operation in east London

By Rob Virtue on September 19, 2014 10:50 AM |

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Police were out in force on Thursday as they targeted offenders using east London's road network.

Officers made 40 arrests across nine boroughs, with 10 of them taking place in Newham and two in Tower Hamlets.

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Shoppers and staff were today evacuated from Westfield Stratford City after a suspicious package was found.

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An image of a man threatening Charlton Lido staff with a gun was released by police yesterday.

Officers are appealing for information on the whereabouts of the man in connection with the armed robbery in July.

Copper thief jailed after pretending he was kidnapped

By Rob Virtue on September 16, 2014 10:41 AM |

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A copper thief from Greenwich staged his own kidnapping in what police believed was a bizarre attempt to make him look like the victim of crime.

Barry Baker, 36, of no fixed abode, was jailed on Monday for two years after being found guilty at Woolwich Crown Court of burglary and handling stolen goods.

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