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Serious assault in East India Dock Road – do you recognise these men?

By on June 22, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Serious assault in East India Dock Road – do you recognise these men?

Tower Hamlets detectives have issued CCTV images (above) of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault that left the victim needing metal plates inserted in his face.On Saturday, 25 February at 01:00hrs, the 26-year-old victim was in a newsagents on East India Dock Road when he became involved in a […]

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Increased high-visibility police patrols around mosques in borough

By on June 19, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Increased high-visibility police patrols around mosques in borough

Police patrols around mosques and other places of worship in Tower Hamlets and the rest of London have been increased in direct response to the brutal attack in Finsbury Park.“Understandably there will be concerns amongst many in the East End following last night’s attack.,” said Mayor John Biggs in a press statement.“This morning my Cabinet Member […]

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Open invitation to Safer Wapping meeting

By on June 16, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Car crashes, Meetings with 0 Comments
Open invitation to Safer Wapping meeting

A number of Wapping residents have started to talk about formally establishing a group to tackle the continuing Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) and rising crime in our Ward. This is an open invitation to all who live and work in Wapping to discuss setting up a residents’ group to address these problems and see what can be done. Date: Thursday […]

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London Bridge terrorist attack – do you recognise this pink ceramic knife?

By on June 10, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
London Bridge terrorist attack – do you recognise this pink ceramic knife?

The Metropolitan Police has released photos of one of the distinctive pink knives used during the London Bridge terrorist attack in an attempt to trace their origin.The ceramic pink knives were found on or nearby the three attackers after police shot them dead last weekend.The kitchen knives, each measuring 12 inches, are branded Ernesto and are ceramic, […]

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Tower Hamlets General Election 2017 Polling Day Policing Updates

Tower Hamlets General Election 2017 Polling Day Policing Updates

Tower Hamlets police are mounting an extensive operation across the Borough today to ensure the integrity of the democratic process. They are providing key stakeholders and the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) with several updates throughout the day in addition to their previous reports which you can find here and here.The first police Situation Report Tower […]

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