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Sex assault suspect sought

POLICE SEARCHING for a man in connection with a sexual assault in Tower Hamlets have now released an image of the man they wish to speak to. The assault took place at approximately 5pm on 29th August (Bank Holiday Monday) ...

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Help find Romford robbers

POLICE ARE appealing for help in finding two men who are wanted for questioning in connection with a burglary. The incident took place at Next on Gallows Corner by the Southend Arterial Road at around 4am-5am on 14th December. Two ...

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Jealous man murdered Hackney friend

HUSEYIN AKKOYUN (47, above) has been found guilty of murdering Mehmet Degerli (49) in Hackney. The two men had been friends – but Akkoyun discovered that Degerli had met up with Akkoyun’s ex-wife and turned violent. Degerli (right) had met ...

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Cop attack was attempted murder

ANDREW BEADIE, 20, of Basildon will appear in Court in April to answer charges of attempted murder. The charge arises out of an incident last November when an undercover police officer was attacked in an alleyway in Bow. A second ...

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Brave police officer foils robbery

POLICE SERGEANT Weeden’s courage has apprehended a street robbery suspect in Hackney. Sergeant Weeden was patrolling along Stoke Newington High Street near the junction with Tyson Street, N16, just after 5.30pm on Wednesday, 11th January. She saw a man conducting ...

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Illegal fags a drag for shop owner

A BURDETT ROAD shop owner has been fined £10,000 for possessing illegal cigarettes – and was ordered to pay Tower Hamlets Council’s legal costs too, estimated at around £3,000. The fine came after the Council prosecuted Oho LT, the company ...

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