Essex Police said such offences are “unacceptable” during this “challenging time” after reports of officers being coughed at and assaulted.
Steven Mackie told police “I can do what I want” before being arrested for flouting emergency coronavirus restrictions twice in 15 minutes.
Seven-year-old Emily Jones was randomly attacked by a stranger in Queen's Park, Bolton, on Sunday and died a short time later.
Two men have been jailed for carrying out a string of armed robberies at convenience stores and betting shops in and around London.
Mr Justice Edis has discharged the jury and adjourned the Old Bailey trial with a “heavy heart” after three jurors went into self-isolation.
The former Attorney General tells talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer how the Covid-19 outbreak could affect crime rates in the United Kingdom.
Hashem Abedi has been found guilty of murdering 22 people and injuring hundreds more in the “cruel and cowardly” 2017 attack.
Shemar Dawes, 19, was convicted of murdering Lord Promise Nkenda in an attack that saw the victim mown down by a BNW and stabbed 15 times.
The 28-year-old Thames Valley Police officer was dragged behind a car for more than a mile when he was killed last year, a court has heard.
D’Adrien Anderson, 24, opened and licked a tub of ice cream before returning it to the supermarket freezer as part of a viral online joke.
Sharn Miles (20) and 19-year-old Ty Blake shot James Teer in the face at point-blank range on the evening of August 8 last year.
Michael Roe, 32, and Tiffany Tate, 21, both deny charges of murder and causing or allowing the death of a child.
A dangerous driver, ironically called Astin Martin, has been handed a lengthy ban after reaching more than three times the speed limit.
The London mayoral candidate has promised stop and search as well as a "second chance fund" to make streets safer in the capital.
The New Zealand man convicted of murdering Grace Millane has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.
Six rapists have received the latest sentences in a Huddersfield inquiry into child sexual exploitation that has so far convicted 34 men.
A 12-year-old boy was allegedly involved in racist chants at a match between Rangers and Celtic in December last year, according to police.
'Persistent and systematic' stalker harassed the Newsnight presenter for more than 25 years, writes Bethany Papworth
Fanatic Sudesh Amman, 20, was shot dead by police following a stabbing attack in south London, writes Bethany Papworth
Azen Dajci, 25, Fabion Kuci, 27, and Ardi Sheta, 19, were jailed for a total of more than 15 years for aggravated burglary.
Dan Aiyegbusi, 23, posted videos online flashing the cash he had laundered by colluding with UK and international organised hackers.
A murder investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy, named locally as Louis Johnson, was stabbed to death at East Croydon station.
Narinder Singh Lubhaya, 29, Harinder Kumar, 30, and 37-year-old Malkit Singh Dhillon died after a “disturbance” on Sunday.
Paul Fitzgerald, 29, has been charged with murdering one of the UK’s worst paedophiles, who was allegedly stabbed in his jail cell.
Muhammad Rodwan has been jailed for 16 years with a further three years on extended licence at the Old Bailey for a “brutal and shocking” machete attack on PC Stuart Outten.
Muhammad Rodwan, 56, is found guilty of wounding with intent but cleared of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
New plans could see terrorists taking a lie detector test to prove they have been reformed and no longer pose a danger to the public.
Officers want help in identifying eight men linked to an incident a Crystal Palace v Aston Villa match on August 31 last year.
William Haines, 18, and a 17-year-old have been found guilty of the "savage and callous attack" that killed 18-year-old Yusuf Mohamed.
A 29-year-old man and a 39-year-old man have been arrested after three men were killed last night, having suffered apparent stab wounds.
The Guardian writer and left-wing activist was attacked last summer and alleges that it was motivated by homophobia and his political views.
Ben Wegener, 34, was handed a 10 year jail term after he and two others smashed through a London jewellery shop window in a Range Rover.
The 19-year-old was convicted of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus but lawyers say she was subject to an unfair trial.
The Home Office has finalised the applications of 2.45 million EU citizens to live and work in the UK after Brexit but denied six criminals.
The Ministry of Justice said more than 22,000 crimes involving knives or offensive weapons were dealt with in the year up to September 2019.
Piran Ditta Khan, 71, has been remanded in custody in connection with the murder of PC Sharon Beshenivsky almost 15 years ago.
Aaron Fyle, 29, murdered 74-year-old Eulin Hastings on January 10 2017 before being pursued by police in a dramatic rooftop chase.
Shackim Purnell-Taylor, 19, stabbed 22-year-old Leo Marcus six times with a kitchen knife after stealing his rucksack and bike.
Gemma Watts, 21, has been jailed for eight years after posing as 16-year-old "Jake Waton" to sexually assault girls as young as 13.
Victims from school age to 74 years old were among those to make report upskirting, which was made a criminal offence in April last year.
Andrew Elliott and two accomplices ransacked a north London jeweller and managed to escape, despite getting locked in by the security door.
Henry Long, 18, has denied murder but pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of PC Harper, who was killed while on duty in August last year.
A 32-year-old man and 31-year-old woman are currently under investigation after a dog was found tied to a rock in the River Trent yesterday.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 80s was knocked down by a moped rider whose gang then circled him before riding off.
The 19-year-old has received a four-month suspended sentence for claiming she was raped by a gang of Israeli youths.
A 17-year-old boy appeared in court accused of murder after the remains of a 53-year-old man were found at an address in south-west London.
Nottinghamshire Police are appealing for information after a dog tied to a rock was rescued from the River Trent.
The 36-year-old drugged at least 48 men and filmed himself sexually violating them while they were unconscious.
The 51-year-old private hire driver pleaded guilty to one count of exposure and has been added to the sex offenders' register for ten years.
Since 2017, 6,499 children under the age of 14 have been investigated for taking or sharing indecent images of themselves or other minors.
The 19-year-old claimed she was attacked by 12 Israeli tourists in an Ayia Napa hotel during the summer but later retracted the statement.
The dating show host has pleaded not guilty to assault by beating after being accused of hitting her boyfriend over the head with a lamp.
Three climate protesters have been given a 12-month conditional discharge for gluing themselves to a train at Canary Wharf station.
Two attackers shouted "F*** Jews", "Dirty Jew" and "Kill the Jews" at the 54-year-old victim before repeatedly punching him.