Results tagged “crime”

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A pickpocket who was caught red-handed on the Tube by undercover police has been jailed for 28 months.

Shaun Campbell, 30, of Pinefield Close in Poplar, was spotted stealing a purse from a woman's rucksack while waiting for a Central line train back in October.

Police charge Greenwich man over Thamesmead rape

By Rob Virtue on December 17, 2014 10:35 AM |

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Police have charged a man in Greenwich over the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Thamesmead.

Oluwadamilare Baiyewu, 21, of Fairlawn, is due to appear via video link at Bromley Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.

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A 27-year-old woman was sexually assaulted as she made her way to the Jubilee line at London Bridge station last month.

The incident, which took place at about 9.30pm on Thursday, November 27, happened just after she went through the ticket barrier and headed towards the escalators.

Arrest made in Poplar rape case

By Rob Virtue on December 8, 2014 4:26 PM |

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A 27-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating an attack on a woman in Poplar on Thursday morning.

Officers swooped at an address in E14 on Sunday and arrested the man on suspicion of rape.

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Police have reopened The Highway in east London following a seven hour closure caused by a collision on Monday morning.

A motorcyclist died in the incident, which also involved a lorry. The crash happened at 8.10am this morning at the junction between The Highway and Vaughan Way.