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Scope in Barkingside. Picture: Google Maps

A shop manager for a disabled children’s charity is facing jail after stealing £7,500 from the till to help her unemployed boyfriend pay rent.

Yesterday, 16:42
Sam Boateng pictured after the attack in Rainham on Wednesday night

A 23-year-old man could lose the sight in his left eye after he was attacked with acid by a stranger in Rainham last night.

Mon, 07:00
Borough Commander Jason Gwillim say the increase in the number of offences in police stations in Havering is

Havering Borough Commander Jason Gwillim said some offenders will always view assaulting an officer as “a badge of honour” as figures show a rise in the number of offences inside police stations.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Della Callagher died two days after eating at the Railway Hotel, in Hornchurch. The coroner ruled her death could not have been prevented even with earlier hospital treatments

The husband of a woman who died from after eating a reheated Christmas dinner at a pub says the result of an inquest has finally helped him to understand what happened and “what should have been done differently”.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, was fatally stabbed in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Charlie Kutyauripo are offering a £10,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of a teenage murder suspect.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday night. Photo: @MostAuthentic

Police have issued a new appeal for the main suspect in the stabbing of a Collier Row boy on January 9.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Former UBS and Citygroup trader Tom Hayes, who has become the first man to be jailed for rigging Libor rates.

Five stockbrokers have been cleared of plotting to fix the Libor banking rate to help a crooked trader make millions of pounds on currency bets.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Della Callagher died two days after eating at the Railway Hotel, in Hornchurch. The coroner ruled her death could not have been prevented even with earlier hospital treatments

A very rare toxin, from a reheated Christmas meal caused the death of a mother of one, an inquest has found.

Monday, January 25, 2016
A Havering police officer was bitten by what is believed to be a pit bull in pet shop in Romford on saturday  /Credit: Sgt Charlie Routley

A Havering police officer was badly bitten on the thigh by a dog in a Romford pet store.

Monday, January 25, 2016
A leaflet on a table promotes anti-burglary measures as Home Secretary Jacqui Smith hosts a burglary summit at the Home Office in London.

Hornchurch, Emerson Park and Ardleigh Green rank at number 19 in a list of the UK’s burglary hotspots.

Saturday, January 23, 2016
Julie Tointon-Mahandru's house was burgled, with lots of sentimental jewellery from her husband who died of cancer in 2010 and other relatives - daughter Sophia's gold earrings were also taken from her room. 
Julie, with her daughter Sophia.

A widow has been left devastated after burglars broke into her home and stole sentimental jewellery, much of which had been given to her by her late husband.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Police were called to Mawney Road at 12.30pm

A woman in her 60s has been hospitalised after a serious car crash in Romford this afternoon.

Monday, January 18, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A police officer who admitted having consensual sex with a Redbridge schoolgirl has been cleared of rape.

Monday, January 18, 2016
Police are keen to speak to this man (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Neighbours have spoken of their “shock” following the stabbing of two men at popular pub and restaurant Shepherd and Dog.

Monday, January 18, 2016
Munashe Charles Kutyauripo

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Munashe Charles Kutyauripo, better known as Charlie, have been bailed.

Monday, January 18, 2016
Police officers in Romford town centre

When most people get ready for a night out in Romford they put on their nicest clothes and prepare for an evening of drinking, dancing and a 4am kebab whilst waiting for a bus home. For a police officer, the routine is slightly different. Sgt Charlie Routley of Havering Police shares his experiences.

Sunday, January 17, 2016
CCTV image of the man police would like to speak to. Photo: Metropolitan Police

A man is being sought by police in connection with an incident where two men were stabbed in a Harold Wood pub, late Friday evening.

Saturday, January 16, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday night. Photo: @MostAuthentic

Two 17-year-old males have been arrested following the murder of Charlie Kutyauripo last Saturday, but police are still appealing to find another suspect.

Friday, January 15, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl said the pair were “just going to talk” and that he had “no other intentions” when he drove her to his house, a court heard.

Friday, January 15, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday. Photo: Met Police

Detectives are making a direct appeal to the family and friends of a teenage boy who is being treated as a suspect in the murder of Charlie Kutyauripo.

Friday, January 15, 2016
Jamie Weedon

A fraudster has been jailed for stealing more than £13,000 from a wheelchair-bound woman, leaving her unable to pay utility bills or call her carer.

Friday, January 15, 2016
Aiden Mahoney, known to friends as Oggy, was stabbed on Sunday

A brave councillor tried to save Aiden “Oggy” O’Mahoney’s life after he was stabbed in a packed Hornchurch pub while watching his beloved Spurs play.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl said he “might be a weirdo” but would never “force himself” on anyone, in a police interview.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Della Callagher died two days after eating at the Railway Hotel, in Hornchurch. The coroner ruled her death could not have been prevented even with earlier hospital treatments

It is unlikely that immediate emergency care would have saved a woman who died after suffering severe food poisoning from a Christmas dinner, an expert told her inquest.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
The council is giving Park Protection Officers police powers, which they can use in the parks

The decision to give park officers the powers to arrest and detain problem individuals inside park boundaries was upheld at a council meeting on Tuesday, despite the concerns of opposition parties.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Oggy and one of his step-granddaughters at a family party

A 31-year-old man has been charged with murdering Aiden O’Mahoney at a Hornchurch pub on Sunday.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl admitted having consensual sex with the claimant on one occasion, a court heard yesterday.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Oggy and one of his step-granddaughters at a family party

Police investigating the murder of Aiden O’Mahoney at a Hornchurch pub on Sunday have arrested a 31-year-old man.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Della Callagher died two days after eating at the Railway Hotel. The cause of death is still being investigated

A woman who later died after being treated in the back of an ambulance while suffering from severe food poisoning “deteriorated very rapidly”, her inquest has heard.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Juma, left and Ali, right were jailed for 30 months

Two “shameful” fraudsters who invented fake charities so they could claim £500,000 in donations have been jailed.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Oggy and one of his step-granddaughters at a family party

A 60-year-old man who was murdered in a Hornchurch pub was killed while protecting someone involved in an altercation, his family believe.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a schoolgirl used social media to initiate a relationship, a court heard yesterday.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Della Callagher died two days after eating at the Railway Hotel. The cause of death is still being investigated

Doctors who discharged a woman suffering from food poisoning a day before her death believed she would recover, an inquest has heard.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Police at the scene of the stabbing

Detectives investigating the murder of a 60-year-old man in a Hornchurch pub believe his killer went to a chicken shop for food after fleeing the scene.

Monday, January 11, 2016
A 16 year old youth has been stabbed to death at Ashton Playing Fields in Woodford Bridge. Floral tributes at the scene

A 16-year-old boy from Collier Row who was stabbed to death after leaving a friend’s birthday party on Saturday has been described as an “extrovert” who was “fun to be around”.

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Police at the scene of the stabbing

A man has died after being stabbed in a Hornchurch pub this afternoon.

Friday, January 8, 2016
Ife Ojo and Olusegun Agbaje

Two fraudsters who conned a woman out of £1.6million through an online dating scam have today been jailed.

Thursday, January 7, 2016
The sisters have been missing from Romford for almost a month

Police are becoming increasingly worried for the safety of two young girls and their mum who have been missing for almost a month.

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Thieves stole the van from a hospice which helps seriously ill residents, prompting an appeal for its whereabouts.

Thieves stole the van used by a hospice which helps seriously ill residents, prompting an appeal for its whereabouts.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Elm Park Express on Elm Park Avenue in Havering

​Senior staff and the company that owned a convenience store will have to pay out thousands of pounds for offences including the under-age sale of alcohol and possessing counterfeit tobacco.

Monday, January 4, 2016
Opponents to controversial plans to dump waste on Ingrebourne Hill protest in front of Havering Town Hall before the start of the appeal on December 17

A decision on whether Ingrebourne Hill should be merged with Hornchurch Country Park by creating a damp of “inert” waste will be further delayed after an inspector concluded more evidence is needed.

Friday, January 1, 2016
The council is giving the Parks Protection Teams police powers, which they can use in the parks

Troublemakers in Havering’s parks will soon feel the long arm of the law if a decision to give wardens police powers is passed.

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Havering police out and about dealing with drink drive offenders in the run up to Christmas

With end of year celebrations in full swing, officers from the road and transport policing command team are on the beat to ensure everyone gets home safely.

Thursday, December 31, 2015
The man is seen throwing paint on the front of the surgery

A mystery pensioner believed to have been vandalising a doctors’ surgery for more than two years has struck again, and this time came face-to-face with a receptionist.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Craig Lock is wanted by Essex Police after he failed to answer bail in connection with police investigations

A reward of up to £1,000 is being offered to anyone who can help police track down a man wanted in connection with an assault of a police officer.

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