Number of crimes in Havering increase in October

Shop worker has 'unknown liquid' thrown at him.

Shop worker has 'unknown liquid' thrown at him. - Credit: Archant

There was a spike in reported crimes in October with almost 200 more incidents in Havering compared to the previous month, the Recorder can reveal.

A total of 71 more burglaries and another 121 acts of violence were committed in the past four weeks in comparison to the number of crimes carried out in September.

More than 160 further crimes were attended by police last month than the same time last year.

What do you think? Have you seen a rise in crime? Email

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter