Appeal after man seriously assaulted in Clapton
Detectives are appealing for doorbell and dashcam footage that could assist them following the assault in Clapton on 17 October.
Community Matters week of action: 92 arrests in Waltham Forest and Newham
The week focused on tackling anti-social behaviour, drug use, sexual offences and vehicle theft. All of the arrests were in direct response to issues raised by the local community
Drug dealer sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Jay John in Hackney
A drug dealer who launched a fatal unprovoked attack on a man in Hackney has been jailed for life.
E-fit appeal after woman attacked in park in Hornchurch
Police were called at approximately 11:30hrs on Friday, 10 September after a woman in her 20s was approached by a man in Ingrebourne Park in Hornchurch.
Man found guilty of E17 murder of Yassar Moussa
A man has been convicted of the murder of a man whose body was discovered in a Walthamstow park in August 2020.
Richard Michael Hand 43 (31.01.78), of Falmouth Way, Waltham Forest, was convicted of the murder of Yassar Moussa after a two-week trial at the Old Bailey.
He was also convicted of the attempted murder of another man, who he attacked with an axe, in January last year, and was also
Officers praised for emergency first aid that saved two lives on the same shift
Two police officers have been praised for their work after delivering life-saving first aid to two men they encountered in separate incidents on the same shift.
Van thief who assaulted officer is jailed
A thief who stole a van, crashed it and then head-butted a police officer has been jailed.
Fourteen charged with drug offences in Tower Hamlets
Following a targeted operation in Tower Hamlets police have charged 14 people with drug related offences.
Video on social media appearing to show men impersonating police officers in east London
We are aware of a video circulating on social media filmed in east London appearing to show two men impersonating police officers.
Man who attacked women in Tower Hamlets has sentence increased
A man who was jailed for a series of sex attacks on women in Tower Hamlets has had his sentence increased.
Ali Husseini, 27 (25.05.94), of Poplar High Street, was sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday, 6 August, to six years and nine months' imprisonment, having been convicted of two counts of sexual assault and one count of attempted sexual assault.
The police and Crown Prosecution Service
Response to Policy Exchange report re: knife crime in London
An open letter from Commander Alex Murray, the Met’s lead for tackling violence in response to the Policy Exchange report on Knife Crime in the Capital.