Crime & Court

Wed, 18:31

“I’m not a mug” was the message from a Stamford Hill pensioner to a phone scammer who tried to con him out of £50.

Brexit is blamed for a lot of things, but a Dalston bar owner may be the first to hold it responsible for a fly-tipping fine.

Detectives investigating the murder of Marvin Couson - who died 13 years after he was shot in Shoreditch - believe he might have been an innocent victim in a dispute between rival criminal gangs from London and Birmingham.

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders institution.

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street could face jail later today.

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

Arsenal’s Europa League match against Cologne has been delayed by an hour in the interests of security amid safety concerns.

A child abuse survivor who says she was raped and tortured by a well-known figure in London Fields is pleading with other victims to come forward.

Police claim dealers are storming a Finsbury Park shop every day to intimidate staff and customers, steal stock and sell drugs.

Three people were convicted of money laundering after prosecutions from the town hall’s fraud team.

A Homerton man is among five people charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine after a major operation led by the Met’s gang squad.

A man has been charged with raping two women who were attacked in Finsbury Park after nights out in central London.

A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington. He will stand trial in January.

A father has admitted killing his one-year-old son and trying to murder another young child in a Finsbury Park flat.

Police want to speak to this man after two women were raped in Finsbury Park following nights out in Leicester Square.

A cyclist is warning others about bike thieves cutting through “secure” hangars after his £900 ride was nicked from outside his home.

A Homerton man has been charged with a string of offences after a crash in Morning Lane on Friday.

One man is fighting for his life and two more are in hospital after a triple stabbing in Stamford Hill yesterday afteroon.

A Stoke Newington man has been charged with smuggling four kilos of cocaine into the country after two drugs busts by Border Force officers at Heathrow.

A double stabbing outside Manor House Tube station left two men in hospital on Saturday night.

The top cop in charge of tackling acid attacks in Hackney and across London this week called for the sale of strong acids to be licensed – and for tougher sentences for those carrying it.

A driver going the wrong way down a one-way street hit a tipper lorry and a van after police signalled for him to stop – then ran off.

Police this week seized a samurai sword and “Rambo-style” combat knife in Hackney.

A Hackney Council road sweeper is in hospital after being knocked down by a moped in Green Lanes this afternoon.

A man has been charged with murder after a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Enfield.

A hooded gang hurled their mountain bikes at a disabled man and ripped gold chains worth thousands from his neck as he walked through Hackney Downs.

It can cook flesh and burn through clothing in moments – yet super-strength acid can still be bought cheaply, quickly and without any age checks. Investigations journalist Emma Youle hears the arguments in favour of stronger regulation.

Police are investigating footage of a couple apparently openly having sex on an Overground platform at Hackney Downs station.

A suspected drug dealer has been charged following a raid at a Haggerston estate yesterday morning.

A woman is fighting for her life after police found her with a critical head injury and partially clothed in a Newington Green street yesterday morning.

An Islington takeaway was left with a bill of almost £3,000 after staff twice crossed the street and dumped rubbish over the border in Hackney.

A suspected drug dealer was this morning being held by police after officers raided a flat on a Haggerston estate.

A young cyclist has been cleared of manslaughter after a crash in Old Street that killed a mother-of-two last year.

Transport police are hunting this man after an unprovoked and “bewildering” assault on one of the spiral staircases at Finsbury Park Tube station.

A group of housing benefit assessors have appeared in court accused of running a £1 million fraud scheme over ten years.

Two victims of the Finsbury Park terror attack are still in hospital two months after a van ploughed into worshippers as they left night prayers.

Jurors in the Charlie Alliston bicycle death trial this afternoon began deliberations – after being urged by the judge to “put aside feelings of prejudice”.

A delivery driver had his moped stolen after being pushed off it by three men in Upper Clapton.

A moped crash in Stoke Newington left three pedestrians with injuries on Saturday night.

Police want to speak to this boy after a security guard at Morrisons in Stamford Hill had a bottle smashed over his head.

Police are appealing for information on four further people in connection with “violent disorder” following a protest over the death of Rashan Charles last month.

A fantasist who murdered two men had three years earlier absconded while on leave from the John Howard Centre – where he had been flagged as being highly dangerous.

A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn’t use a front brake or helmet because it was “stylish” not to.

A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors having brakes on his bike “wouldn’t have made a difference”.

Police are appealing for information on three people in connection with “violent disorder” at a Rashan Charles protest last month.

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