POLICE NAME KINGSWOOD STABBING VICTIM, 18 – Formal identification awaited – Blue Renault driver who picked up passenger sought as witness

Police have named the Kingswood estate stabbing victim as Donnell Rhule, age 18. Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses as the investigation continues.  Police were called at 18:30hrs on Wednesday, 8 July, to reports of a stabbing on Seeley Drive, SE21. Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found an 18-year-old man suffering … Continue reading POLICE NAME KINGSWOOD STABBING VICTIM, 18 – Formal identification awaited – Blue Renault driver who picked up passenger sought as witness

MURDER INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING KINGSWOOD ESTATE STABBING

A murder investigation is underway following a stabbing on the Kingswood estate, Dulwich. The Met Police say: Police were called at 18:30hrs on Wednesday, 8 July to reports of a stabbing in Seeley Drive, SE21. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man, believed aged 18, suffering stab injuries. Despite the efforts of … Continue reading MURDER INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING KINGSWOOD ESTATE STABBING

Jewellery and drugs found in specially-built ‘hides’ during operation aimed at tackling serious organised crime: @This is just the beginning” – Commissioner

Some of the jewellery seized from a specially-built 'hide' High-value watches, jewellery and two kilos of cocaine seized as part of one of the Met’s largest operations to tackle serious and organised crime were found in specially-built “hides” concealed in vehicles. Three hides were found in transit vans used by the suspects arrested as part … Continue reading Jewellery and drugs found in specially-built ‘hides’ during operation aimed at tackling serious organised crime: @This is just the beginning” – Commissioner

Metropolitan Police Service prepared for the weekend ahead

Thousands of officers will be on duty across the capital with a particular focus on spontaneous unlawful music events that often attract large crowds, say the Met Police. Commissioner Cressida Dick said: “We have seen some large numbers of people completely flouting the health regulations, seeming not to care at all about their own or their … Continue reading Metropolitan Police Service prepared for the weekend ahead

LAMBETH CABINET MEMBER SLAMS VIOLENCE AGAINST POLICE: Attacks on officers in Brixton “totally unacceptable”

Cllr Jacqui Dyer, Lambeth council’s cabinet member for community, has condemned the violence against police officers in Brixton this week as "totally unacceptable." She appealed to residents to “Please spread the message to friends and family" that they should not attend events such as those seen on Wednesday night. In  a statement Cllr Dyer said: … Continue reading LAMBETH CABINET MEMBER SLAMS VIOLENCE AGAINST POLICE: Attacks on officers in Brixton “totally unacceptable”

Aggravated burglary in Anerley – police release CCTV images

Police investigating an aggravated burglary in Anerley have released CCTV images of two suspects. Officers were called at 23:34hrs on Saturday, 2 May to St Hugh’s Road close to Anerley station to reports of an aggravated burglary involving firearms. Two men had broken into the property and threatened the victim with a firearm before stealing … Continue reading Aggravated burglary in Anerley – police release CCTV images

Woman who claimed she had Covid-19 and coughed at officers jailed

A woman has been jailed for racially aggravated assault against a member of the public and assault of emergency workers. The 52-year-old woman of Church Road, Upper Norwood appeared at Croydon Magistrates Court charged with racially aggravated assault and assault of two emergency workers [Police officers]. She pleaded guilty to all counts and was sentenced … Continue reading Woman who claimed she had Covid-19 and coughed at officers jailed

Man charged with attempted rape of woman in West Norwood cemetery

A man has been charged with attempted rape following a report that a woman, aged in her late 50s, had been assaulted in West Norwood cemetery off Norwood High Street. The incident is alleged to have happened on Tuesday, 26 May at about 17:35hrs. The woman told police she was approached by an unknown man who … Continue reading Man charged with attempted rape of woman in West Norwood cemetery

Met Police reveals crackdown on County Lines offending

From the Met Police: The last 10 weeks have been extremely challenging. But the Metropolitan Police Service’s (MPS) focus on protecting the public and pursuing its number one priority of tackling violence has not wavered. There is an undeniable link between drugs and violence, and that is why disrupting the supply through County Lines is … Continue reading Met Police reveals crackdown on County Lines offending

Man charged following fatal collision in Orpington

A 20-year-old man has been charged with multiple driving offences following a fatal collision in Orpington on 31 October 2019 in which a bus driver was killed. Metropolitan Police say the man, of no fixed address, was charged on Friday, 20 May with: - One count of causing death by dangerous driving; - One count … Continue reading Man charged following fatal collision in Orpington