Crime & Court

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Islington’s top cop says the coronavirus crisis will not stop police tracing a man wanted in connection to a fatal stabbing in Finsbury Park.

A teenager is in a “critical” condition after being stabbed in Islington this evening.

Islington’s top cop has urged everyone to stay home or abide by social distancing rules over the bank holiday weekend so his officers can focus on tackling violent crime.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) after someone was slashed in Finsbury Park on Wednesday, May 20.

The senior coroner covering Inner North London is under fire over her treatment of the family of a Rabbi who died of coronavirus – with the Adath Yisroel Burial Society which manages a large number of Jewish funerals in north London considering legal action.

Two Hackney men have been sentenced after a 20-year-old was stabbed to death at a New Year’s Eve party in Islington.

Three north London men have been jailed after admitting to a £20,000 burglary in Barnet last November.

Police are appealing for information after an altercation ended with a “firearm being discharged” in Highbury on Sunday.

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was found collapsed in a “critical condition” in Hoxton.

The case of a man accused of killing his elderly Tufnell Park neighbour during lockdown has come before the Old Bailey.

A man has been charged with murder after a pensioner died in a property in Dalmeny Road, N7 on Monday evening.

A murder investigation is underway after a pensioner was found dead in Tufnell Park yesterday.

A weapon-wielding mob brawled outside a petrol station in Hornsey Rise on April 26 – and police are appealing for witnesses and potential victims to come forward.

Police have released E-fits of two men they want to speak after a man was conned into handing over more than £100,000 of life savings – and say they could have scammed others in north London.

A nurse fighting coronavirus had the bike she uses to get to work stolen while she popped into Waitrose in Holloway Road after her shift.

Crime has fallen by almost half across Islington and Camden over the past two weeks compared to the same period last year, according to a top police chief.

A teenager has been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition after police stopped two vehicles in Blackstock Road on Tuesday.

Ten vehicles with hidden compartments built in were seized by specialist police officers on Wednesday following months of work targeting drug dealing in Islington.

A gun and ammunition have been seized by armed police who stopped two cars in Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, on Tuesday.

A man was stabbed in Newington Green on Friday.

Three men – one from Hampstead and two from Islington – have been charged with burglary after a series of early morning police raids this week.

Detectives are urgently appealing for information after a jogger was stabbed by a stranger in an “unprovoked” attack in Archway on Tuesday morning.

The Met Police Service Commissioner accompanied officers on dawn raids in Camden and Islington on Tuesday.

A man was stabbed in Archway this morning.

Islington and Camden’s top cop warns there’s been an “increase of businesses being broken into” during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Police arrested five people on Wednesday morning in relation to a drug line run from Hackney to Norwich.

Youth work is a vital tool used to support teenagers whether they are vulnerable, at risk of going down the wrong path or simply need help with homework.

Emily Thornberry says an outbreak of coronavirus at Pentonville would be disastrous due to “terrible overcrowding and woeful hygiene” at the dilapidated Victorian prison.

A family was left in disbelief after a woman was caught on camera walking up to their front door and stealing their potted plants in the dead of night.

The top cop in Islington and Camden has told the “supposedly mature adults” ignoring social distancing guidelines to start listening so his officers don’t have to waste their time dishing out fines.

The Met Police has launched an operation to crack down on bicycle-enabled crime in Islington and Camden.

The co-chair of Islington’s Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) group fears there will be a “significant rise in domestic abuse” while people are self-isolating.

A criminal defence lawyer warns “dirty, dilapidated courts” with unsanitary rest rooms and a lack of hand sanitiser risk spreading coronavirus.

The brother of a delivery driver who was fatally stabbed in Finsbury Park has urged his alleged killer to “come back and face us.”

The man who “hunted down” and killed an Islington 16-year-old in Camden as part of a gang attack will spend 21 years behind bars.

A man has been cleared of manslaughter over the death of a former Pimp My Ride star in Archway.

A man fatally punched a former Pimp My Ride star after he allegedly threatened to post footage of his mother pole dancing naked online, a court has heard.

A teenager was stabbed in the leg in Holloway last night.

A serving Met officer has been arrested in north London on suspicion of being a member of a right-wing terrorist organisation.

A man has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street on New Year’s Day 2018.

A man was stabbed in the Cally in the early hours of this morning.

A High Court judge has upheld the Whittington Health NHS Trust’s decision to ditch the controversial Grenfell-linked contractor which had been set to lead its estates transformation programme.

A drunken thug who fatally wounded a “visibly frail” pedestrian in a “senseless attack” in Camden Road has been jailed.

Young people from Finsbury Park and Clapton were among those to create a hard-hitting short film about knife crime that premiered this week.

The teenager who fatally stabbed Nashon Esbrand with a “large machete-style knife” can be named publicly for the first time.

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