Results tagged “arson”
A suspected arson at private stables in Newham left two horses dead.
Officers were called on Friday, May 31, at 11.20pm to reports of a fire at The Lodge in Stansfield Road, Beckton. No arrests have yet been made.
Police are looking for the owner of a Mercedes which was burnt out on the Isle of Dogs on Monday night.
Officers are investigating the incident at Storer's Quay and are suspecting arson. Fire crews put out the blaze on arrival.
A teenage arsonist has been sentenced to four years in prison for setting fire to a Woolwich pub during the August riots.
The 16-year-old, from Abbey Wood, cannot be named for legal reasons. He was sentenced at Inner London Crown Court today after pleading guilty to setting fire to the Great Harry pub in Wellington Street on August 8.
The Isle of Dogs didn't escape last night's rioting with looters stealing £15,000 of goods from a Tesco store and four cars being burned out on the Timber Wharf estate.
The violence began at around 10.25pm when a gang of up to 60 youths attacked Tesco Express in Pepper Street.
A 52-year-old man is due to appear in court on Thursday charged with the murder of two men who died as a result of a house fire.
Aaron Bhasin of Chapman Street in Shadwell, is accused of starting the blaze at the same road in the early hours of Monday morning.