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Bethnal Green acid attack not motivated by race or religion

By on July 26, 2017 in Crime & Policing
Bethnal Green acid attack not motivated by race or religion

Yesterday’s acid attack on two youths in Bethnal Green was not motivated by race or religion according to the Met.The investigation into the attack is being led by officers from Operation Trident, the MET anti-gang command. Both suspect and victims are Asian.Acid was thrown into a vehicle by a male causing scarring to the faces and necks […]

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Police charge man with Burdett Road acid attack

By on July 17, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Police charge man with Burdett Road acid attack

Police investigating a noxious substance attack on a man and a woman in Burdett Road, Bow E3 on Tuesday, 4 July have charged a man.Mustafa Ahmed, 19 (23.07.97) of Musberry Street, E1 was charged on Monday, 17 July with one count of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm (GBH) and one count of […]

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Man arrested after five moped acid attacks in Hackney and Islington

By on July 14, 2017 in Crime & Policing, News with 0 Comments
Man arrested after five moped acid attacks in Hackney and Islington

There were five acid attacks by suspects riding a moped last night between 10.25pm and 11.37pm which the police are treating as linked. It is understood that none of the attacks is being treated as a race or hate crime.

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Beckton acid attack – man arrested

By on July 10, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Beckton acid attack – man arrested

Police who are investigating an acid attack in east London have arrested a man.Officers were appealing for the whereabouts of John Tomlin, 24 (29.10.92), in connection with the incident which happened at 09:13hrs on Wednesday, 21 June in Tollgate Road, E16.On Sunday, 9 July, he handed himself into an east London police station and was […]

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Acid attacks – statements by Tower Hamlets police July 2017

Acid attacks – statements by Tower Hamlets police July 2017

The Metropolitan Police publishes a significant number of updates about policing in Tower Hamlets so rather than do a post for each one we have decided to group them together by month. Bookmark this page and hit ‘Refresh’ to see latest updates.As the issue of acid attacks in Tower Hamlets is causing continued concern LW […]

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