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Lots of police are in the town centre and a man has been rushed to hospital following a stabbing outside Lidl.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

Yesterday, 18:43

Doormen from a Hornchurch pub came to the rescue of a man who had been stabbed on his way home from a night out.

Yesterday, 09:22

A 33-year-old man has been charged with drink driving following a car crash with an ambulance in Romford.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

A police cordon and crime scene remain in place this morning.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

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Friday, November 16, 2018

The brutal murder of an 85-year-old great-grandmother bludgeoned to death in her Romford home by a debt-ridden gardener has left a “hole in her family that will never ever be filled”.

Friday, November 16, 2018

A Romford handyman has admitted bludgeoning an 85-year-old widow to death with a hammer.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

A 36-year-old man has been jailed for two years for pretending to be a girl and inciting a boy into sexual activity.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Detectives investigating a sexual assault at Rainham station have released CCTV images of a man who might have more information about the incident.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.

Friday, November 2, 2018

The number of acid attacks in Havering has reduced by more than 50pc in the last 12 months, police have confirmed.

Friday, October 26, 2018

A pervert from Hornchurch has been sentenced to 51 months (four years and three months) for multiple offences including possessing more than 300 pornographic images of people having sex with animals, and engaging in sexual communication with a 15-year-old.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Police were at the scene in Upminster Park.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

CCTV footage shows the thieves using an electronic device to gain access to the car.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Do you recognise this man? He stole a Help for Heroes charity tin from a Romford pub at the weekend.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Two gang members from Dagenham and Romford are among nine to be banned from making drill rap videos, wearing hoodies and riding bikes in a bid to crack down on crime.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A Romford rapper who police found was using a mobile phone to direct others to supply drugs in Norwich has been jailed for four years.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Police have confirmed that a man has died in a crash involving two cars and lorry on the M25 near Romford which caused gridlock throughout east London’s road network this morning (Tuesday, October 16).

Friday, October 12, 2018

Two men have today been found guilty of killing Beniamin Pieknyi who was stabbed in the Stratford Centre.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A mum and son who were found guilty of robbing and stabbing of a 75-year-old man outside his home have been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment each for the ‘despicable crime’.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A 46-year-old woman who robbed a pensioner of £600 after her son stabbed him four times in the leg has been found guilty.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.

Monday, October 8, 2018

A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.

Monday, October 8, 2018

A man from Middlesex has been ordered to pay more than £1,500 to the courts after being caught on film dumping waste on private land in Romford.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

A takeaway worker died 15 seconds after being stabbed during a fight in Stratford which had last under four minutes, a court heard today.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A Rainham woman who used fake prescriptions to trick pharmacists into handing over hundreds of high-strength painkillers has avoided a prison sentence.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Three men from Havering have been charged following an alleged burglary in Theydon Bois.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A mother and her teenage daughter who both tried to stop a police officer from searching their home for a stolen moped pleaded guilty at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning (Tuesday, October 2).

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thieves smashed their way into a Rush Green home and stole a laptop containing hundreds of family photos, family jewellery and their children’s pocket money jars.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

A serial burglar who used a bank card stolen from a blind woman to buy £120 worth of cigarettes and alcohol avoided a prison sentence at a court hearing yesterday (Wednesday, September 26).

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

A teenager accused of stabbing a 21-year-old to death in Stratford told the courts he tried to stop a mass brawl that broke out.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Dr Shah appeared at the Old Bailey yesterday.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A man has been jailed for more than five years for selling forged ID cards and other official documents from his Romford home.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A 20-year-old man from Cranham has been jailed for a total of 14 years for the brutal murder of a man in South Ockendon during a vicious machete attack.

Monday, September 24, 2018

One doctor said that a ”very terrible miscommunication” was where everything went “badly and tragically wrong”.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Rabbit hay was used to hide more than £10million worth of cannabis on a lorry stopped at the Dartford Crossing.

Friday, September 21, 2018

A man was injured following a fight in Exchange Street this morning.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A witness in the Beniamin Pieknyi murder trial told the court today he’d pleaded with the alleged attacker, telling him “it’s not worth it”.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A police officer caught driving a car without insurance or a MOT certificate committed “gross misconduct”, a hearing found.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A bin has been placed outside of Romford Police Station for residents to anonymously hand in knives.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A Pomeranian puppy has reportedly died after being kicked by a teenager in a Romford park.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Thieves are believed to have targeted the computer rooms of the SEN school in Neave Crescent.

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