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The man who stabbed a 17-year-old girl to death in Harold Hill was sitting in the same park as her half an hour before attacking her, according to police.

Police will increase patrols in the Harold Hill area in the wake of the murder of a 17-year-old girl in a park last night.

A man from Gidea Park who recklessly drove at a man and woman after an argument in Romford's town centre has been found guilty of attempted murder.

A man has been jailed for 16 years for a knife attack on a vulnerable victim.

Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses following an assault involving a noxious substance in Harold Wood last year.

A group of men who were asking people if they could change money from Euros in Upminster were detained by the police after allegedly exiting a lorry on the M25.

Police acted quickly to detain and search a group of young people following reports that they were seen with firearms in Romford's town centre yesterday afternoon.

Police officers investigating a stabbing near Harold Wood station last night (Thursday, January 3) have confirmed the victim has now been discharged from hospital.

A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Harold Wood.


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