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Police officers, fire engines and paramedics were called to the scene in Parkside Avenue.

Men from Dagenham and Romford have been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a gang allegedly tried to steal money from a cash point and robbed a shop till in Canterbury.

A 40-year-old who allegedly shot and killed a deer in Dagnam Park in Harold Hill made a first appearance at court today.

An inquest into the deaths of a married couple from Rainham opened today (Wednesday, February 7).

A man has been sent to jail after he was arrested during the Metropolitan Police's piloting of the use of facial recognition technology in Romford town centre.

Armed police swooped on a group acting suspiciously outside a house in Collier Row yesterday (Tuesday, January 29) and arrested one on suspicion of drugs offences.

Police officers investigating an alleged county lines drugs ring have made six arrests following a string of raids on homes in Romford, Dagenham and further afield in Essex.

Six people were treated for minor injuries following a bus and car crash in Romford on Saturday, January 26.

A busy Romford bar has asked Havering Council for permission to stop using identity scanners in a move police fear could lead to a number of other venues asking to get rid of the security measure.

Emergency services were called to Larchwood Avenue this morning.

The woman police believe was murdered at her home in Rainham on Friday was a midwife at Queen's Hospital in Romford, it has been revealed.

Police have confirmed the identities of the two people found dead at a house in Rainham yesterday morning (Friday, January 4) as they continue to appeal for anyone with information about the pair to come forward.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police's homicide division are investigating after two people were found dead at an address in Rainham.

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

As we prepare to welcome 2019, The Recorder takes a look at the first six months of the past year, and the biggest stories we have reported on. Tomorrow we'll take a look at the second half of 2018.

A driver miraculously escaped uninjured after their car was left completely overturned following a crash in Rainham last night (Thursday, December 27).

A disgraced former police officer who was jailed for blackmailing prostitutes worked at Queen's Hospital for a year after getting out of prison and never underwent a compulsory background check, the Recorder can reveal.

There was a huge police presence in Collier Row last night as four men were arrested on suspicion of drug offences following a car chase.

A new task force focussing on robbery in the tri-borough is to be launched and there have been no cases of moped thieves being rammed off their bikes in the area according to commander Jason Gwillim.

Violent moped and motorbike-related crime is a scourge on our streets.

A man believed to be in his 20s has been taken to hospital after reportedly being attacked with a baseball bat.

A 69-year-old man has been arrested after a cache of guns was discovered at a Hornchurch home last week.

The Metropolitan Police are warning internet shoppers across east London to stay alert and avoid being a victim of fraud ahead of one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.

A number of police cars urgently sped to a street in Romford town centre this morning (Wednesday, November 20), after an officer mistakenly pressed an emergency alarm.

Police investigating the stabbing in outside Lidl in Romford town centre earlier today (Tuesday, November 20) have confirmed the victim is in a stable condition in hospital.

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