Results tagged “crime”

Newham mayor slams anti-Jewish graffiti

By Rob Virtue on January 19, 2015 10:23 AM |

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Police are investigating graffiti sprayed on Jewish Holocaust memorial posters across east London.

Up to four billboards have been daubed with offensive words in incidents across Newham called "despicable" by the borough's mayor.

Terrorism police make arrest in Stratford

By Rob Virtue on January 6, 2015 5:56 PM |

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Police have arrested a man in Stratford on suspicion of commission, preperation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

Officers swooped on Monday at 10pm after reports of a man with an offensive weapon in Newham.

Man appears in court over Whitechapel murder

By Rob Virtue on January 5, 2015 10:15 AM |


A 34-year-old man has appeared at Thames Magistrates Court charged with the murder of John Keenan in Whitechapel.

Terry Hamer, 34, of Newbold Cottages in Sidney Street, E1, was remanded in custody following Saturday's hearing.

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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.