Crime & Court

Friday, May 24, 2019

The hoax 999 caller who carried out a "terrifying" kitchen knife attack against police officers in Liverpool Road has been jailed for 15 years.

Islington and Camden's highest ranking police officer makes difficult decisions "every day" about which crimes to investigate due to budget cuts.

A grandfather attacked a group of youngsters grieving Nedim Bilgin's death with a "large metal bar" after they mugged his son, Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court heard today.

Police officers who arrested a county lines drug dealer who had stashed more than 200 wraps of heroin and cocaine up his bottom had to wait 17 days for him to pass them, a court has heard.

Finsbury Park station and surrounding roads were closed for an hour this evening due to an abandoned vehicle in Station Place.

A teenager was stabbed near Highbury Fields yesterday afternoon.

Dozens of cops were mobilised to Caledonian Road last night after a group of men were reportedly seen brandishing knives.

Police used a battering ram to smash their way into a family home and suspected drugs den in Finsbury Park this morning

A man has appeared in court charged with preventing the lawful and decent burial of a Erik San-Fillippo - who was found dead inside wheelie bin in Holloway on Saturday

A man was robbed for his watch and "squirted in the face" with an unknown substance in the Finsbury Park area last night.

A teenager is in hospital after being stabbed in Tufnell Park this afternoon.

Two shop owners were fined thousands of pounds this morning for selling knives to children in Crouch End and Stroud Green.

Detectives investigating the death of a man found in a bin near the Holloway Road Waitrose have named the victim as Erik San-Filippo.

The heartbroken family of a biochemist who was fatally stabbed in Tufnell Park have slammed the justice system after the man who admitted inflicting the fatal wound was convicted of robbery.

The man found dead in a bin near the back of the Holloway Waitrose on Saturday was a "nice, polite" person, his shocked neighbours said this week.

A woman was arrested on suspicion of carrying an offensive weapon and assaulting a police officer in Holloway Road last night.

This is the terrifying moment two masked burglars break into a Holloway Road cat cafe with a sledgehammer before stealing the safe.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a wheelie bin near the back of the Holloway Road Waitrose.

A man's body has been found in a wheelie bin near the back of the Holloway Road Waitrose, police have said.

An Elthorne youth worker who lives yards away from the spot a teenager was stabbed in on Monday is premiering his new anti-knife crime movie this week.

A man has been stabbed in Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park.

A Clerkenwell mother who claims she was conned out of her Christmas Club savings months before her wedding day has spoken of her "great betrayal".

A witness to a huge brawl between armed teenagers in an Archway street says she thought someone was going to be killed.

A man has been charged with motoring offences after he was arrested in Hornsey Rise on Monday.

The case of man charged with a number of driving offences relating to a crash in Swain's Lane, Highgate, which left a cyclist seriously injured has been adjourned until June.

Broad daylight drug dealing and crack smoking in and around the Holloway Waitrose carpark has become a daily blight on the lives of neighbours, claims one terrified witness.

The driver of a car full of cannabis and huge knives led police on a chase along Hornsey Road before crashing their car last night.

The teenage boys stabbed in Holloway last night are no longer in a critical condition, police have said.

A man has been charged with driving offences after a cyclist was injured in Highgate.

Two teenage boys are fighting for their lives in hospital after they were stabbed within minutes of each other in Holloway this evening.

An Islington man is wanted to for allegedly stealing more than £23,000 from his close friends through a bogus Christmas savings club.

Police have deployed an extra seven officers in Finsbury Park as part of ongoing efforts to stamp out rampant drug dealing and antisocial behaviour.

Police are appealing for information after a man was severely injured in Finsbury Park last night.

A Barnsbury man has been jailed after lying about being ill and claiming almost £20,000 in fraudulent travel insurance payouts.

Detectives investigating the murder of father-of-five Steven Brown in Stoke Newington have made an 11th arrest.

A man who carried out a fatal "zombie knife" drugs robbery in Tufnell Park has been jailed for 12 years.

A disabled employee was made to "hotdesk" by Islington Council despite repeated calls from medical consultants to give her a fixed place to work, a judge has ruled.

A man was stabbed four times outside an Old Street supermarket in the early hours of this morning.

A man has been arrested over a string of sexual assaults on lone women in Archway, Crouch End, Hornsey and Stroud Green.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of father-of-five Steve Brown in Stoke Newington are renewing their appeal for information after nine people they arrested were all released.

The family of Stoke Newington stabbing victim Steve Brown have paid tribute to him, saying he was a "jolly person who was always laughing".

The victim of a fatal stabbing in Stoke Newington yesterday evening has been named locally as Steve Brown.

An Archway campaigner who was arrested while protesting against climate change has dismissed the campaigners who chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyn's garden gate as "baffling" and off-message.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 30s was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington this evening.

A group of men scrapping in Newington Green causes travel disruption last night.

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