Results tagged “crime”
A Tower Hamlets woman was the victim of an assault as she walked to a Tube platform with her friend.
British Transport Police (BTP) has released an image of a man they want to speak to in relation to the unprovoked incident, which happened on October 17 in Mornington
Crescent Underground Station, at about 7.40pm.
By John Biggs
Crime and the fear of crime are always high up on the priorities of people, particularly in our cities.
The likelihood of being a victim remains low, but it does happen and its impact can, of course, be very high. And that is why people are, quite properly, concerned, and expect people like me to take an interest, and to be accountable when things go wrong.
Detectives from the Flying Squad have appealed for witnesses to an attempted smash-and-grab at Westfield Stratford City after comments about the incident were posted on a social networking site.
Men armed with axes and hammers were seen approaching a ground-floor jewellers and smashing its window just after midnight on September 5, and were arrested at the scene before any goods were stolen.
A 28-year-old man suffered a fractured jaw and lost four teeth following an assault at South Quay DLR station in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) are now investigating the incident, which was reported at 12.51am on August 31, and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Dawn raids across Newham resulted in the arrest of 10 people as police launched a crackdown on the borough's gang crime.
A 120-strong team from the borough's Gang Unit, Trident's Central Gangs Unit and the Met's Territorial Support group executed 11 warrants targeting "high harm" individuals at 5.40am today, Wednesday.