Results tagged “poplar”

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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.

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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A woman in her 20s was raped after being dragged off the street in Poplar as she made her way home from a night out.

The victim was grabbed at East India Dock Road in the early hours of Thursday morning and then sexually assaulted on wasteground next to a derelict pub in east London.

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A man has suffered head injuries after he was hit by a motorbike today.

The incident on East India Dock Road has caused serious delays, with Leamouth Road northbound still closed and traffic "severe," according to a Transport for London spokesman. East India Dock Road has re-opened.


The National Trust has sent one flat in Balfron Tower back to the 1960s in a display of Brutalism in Poplar.