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Police hunt teenage boy for hammer attack at Poplar bus stop

Police hunt teenage boy for hammer attack at Poplar bus stop

By on June 5, 2018 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets police have released shocking CCTV footage of an incident in Poplar of a teenage boy attacking another with a claw hammer in broad daylight.

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Cable Street Stabbing – Police Arrest Man On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder

Cable Street Stabbing – Police Arrest Man On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder

By on June 3, 2018 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets police have arrested a 23-year old man on suspicion of attempted murder following the stabbing in Cable Street, Shadwell on Friday. 

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Victim of Cable Street chicken shop stabbing critically ill in hospital

Victim of Cable Street chicken shop stabbing critically ill in hospital

By on June 2, 2018 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

A young man who was the victim of a street stabbing in a Cable Street chicken shop yesterday is in a critical condition in hospital.

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Met Police firearms team SCO 19 presentation Idea Store Whitechapel

Met Police firearms team SCO 19 presentation Idea Store Whitechapel

By on May 25, 2018 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Police SCO 19 Firearms team will be giving at presentation about their work at the Idea Store, Whitechapel on Tuesday 12th June 6.30pm.

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Man with knife threatens passers-by in Watney Market, Shadwell – video

Man with knife threatens passers-by in Watney Market, Shadwell – video

By on May 24, 2018 in Crime & Policing, News with 0 Comments

Video footage has emerged on social media of a man threatening passers-by with a knife in Watney Market, Shadwell. The video shows three passers-by as they try to tackle the man as he moves along Watney Street. Police officers from Tower Hamlets soon arrive and arrest him. It is not believed anyone was injured.

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