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Crime & Court

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A suspected gunman escaped onto the roof of an estate in Newington Green following a police raid this morning.

Jamaican police searching for a missing Islington woman have found a body, according to a parish police chief.

Islington, Hackney and Haringey launched a joint policing operation to stamp out drug dealing in Finsbury Park yesterday.

Four men have been charged after the North London Derby yesterday at the Emirates.

A man has been arrested after an attempted rape in King’s Cross this morning.

A 22-year-old man has been found guilty of killing a father of two by stabbing him 17 times in Upper Street.

The public has been warned to call 999 immediately if they spot a convicted murderer from Stoke Newington who has escaped from prison.

Cold calling fraudsters and rogue traders are inflicting “misery and upset” on people across Islington, including one householder who was defrauded of £100,000.

A detective working in Islington has been sacked after he admitted stalking someone.

The Met’s gang squad have released CCTV of the chilling moment a gunman gets out of a Jaguar and opens fire off Essex Road.

Reece Williams took Marcel Campbell’s knife from him and stabbed him to death in self-defence, a jury heard.

Police want to speak to this woman over £1,500 worth of damage to a minicab caused by two passengers.

An Islington man has been jailed for his role in the “callous” knifepoint robbery of a rolex watch – but police are still hunting his knife-wielding accomplice.

A teenager was stabbed off the Holloway Road this afternoon.

A young man is in seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times in Homerton this morning.

A Holloway grocer who set up to two bogus companies and stole nearly £120,000 has been jailed.

A man has been convicted over the “senseless” stabbing of a Dutch man in Camden Lock in 2016.

Drug dealers arrested in dawn raids at a Stoke Newington estate have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

A witness broke down in tears as she spoke of the real life “horror movie” that was Marcel Campbell’s fatal stabbing in Upper Street.

An organisation acting for victims and survivors of abuse in Islington children’s homes has responded bitterly to a barrister’s conclusion that there was no evidence “organised” wrongdoing had taken place.

A paedophile who groomed and assaulted a young girl at his Archway home has been jailed for 11 years – and police believe he has more victims.

A man was stabbed off Stroud Green Road this evening – and his attacker remains at large.

A boy was stabbed in broad daylight at an Archway park this afternoon.

A Stoke Newington man has been charged with stabbing a 40-year-old in an Essex village.

A man is believed to have accidentally stabbed himself in the buttock while running with a knife in his back pocket in Finsbury Park.

A young musician fell five floors to his death after losing his key and climbing a drain pipe to get in to his Holloway flat, an inquest determined today.

A top barrister has confirmed former Islington councillor Sandy Marks’ past links to a pro-paedophile campaign group.

“A pair of scumbags” stole the tip jar from Piebury Corner before Arsenal’s match with Blackpool on Wednesday night.

A man collapsed in the Finsbury Park Travelodge after being stabbed last night.

A mother gave an emotional tribute to her murdered son during a service to commemorate victims of knife crime at a Finsbury Park church on Sunday.

Hate crimes against Islington’s disabled, LGBTQ+ and Jewish communities surged in the past 12 months – but Islamaphobic incidents have nearly halved.

A man who was bottled for confronting a teen “taking a dump” on his Balls Pond Road doorstep now has the Mayor of London in his corner.

A woman was “brutally punched in the face” during a racist attack on a rush-hour Overground train to Canonbury.

Neighbours described the “heartbreaking” moment an 18-year-old was stabbed in Canonbury last night – his attacker is still at large.

Two new police constables will be deployed to Highbury West next month to help tackle drug-related problems across the ward, the Gazette can reveal.

A man was stabbed in Clerkenwell last night – and neighbours from a nearby estate say they saw a group of men with knives prior to the attack.

Up to 100 children looted cheap sweets from a supermarket off Stroud Green Road and threw missiles at cars in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Islington Council has withdrawn its representation ahead of today’s Wireless Festival licensing hearing, saying promoters have agreed to their demands.

A “cowardly career criminal” who held vulnerable women at knifepoint during a six-week spree robbing shops has been jailed.

A woman was threatened with a knife while taking her bins out in Highbury yesterday – but a 73-year-old cafe owner came to the rescue and chased him away with a rolling pin.

Two teenagers forced a 16-year-old girl swallow her own vomit while torturing her for 10 hours in a “humiliating” ordeal that was broadcast on Snapchat.

A new guide will help professionals identify kids at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM).

The former headteacher of St Aloysius College has been cleared of wrongdoing nine months after he was arrested as part of a £70,000 fraud investigation at the school.

A teenager has been charged with the attempted murder of four police officers at an address in Liverpool Road on Saturday evening.

Two Islington police officers were stabbed after being called to a fight at a flat in Liverpool Road last night, with two more also injured in the attack.

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