South London

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Gang of eight jailed for armed pub robbery

Gang of eight jailed for armed pub robbery

Members of an organised crime group have been jailed for a total of more than 100 years for an armed robbery at a south London pub.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Teenagers on trial for murder after youth centre stabbing

Teenagers on trial for murder after youth centre stabbing

Two teenagers are on trial for murder after 23-year-old Glendon Spence was stabbed to death at a south London youth centre.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Burglary gang sentenced over south London crime spree

Burglary gang sentenced over south London crime spree

A group of seven teenagers and young men have been jailed for a total of 14 years over a string of burglaries across south London.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Police shoot man in south London as woman is 'held captive' in house

Police shoot man in south London as woman is 'held captive' in house

Scotland Yard have said a man was shot and wounded in south London as police responded to an incident

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Chuka Umunna: Politicians are failing to deal with youth crime

Chuka Umunna: Politicians are failing to deal with youth crime

Labour MP Chukka Umunna made a speech in which he said politicians on the left and right were not responding adequately to violent crime

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Four teenagers were stabbed in Camberwell on Thursday evening

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The girl managed to escape when the men became distracted

Teenage girl survives horrific kidnap ordeal in South London

Teenage girl survives horrific kidnap ordeal in South London

Police tied girl's hands together in back alley before she ran away

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

The incident took place earlier this month

London man 'pulled out knife in bizarre chicken shop attack'

London man 'pulled out knife in bizarre chicken shop attack'

Incident took place in front of horrified schoolchildren

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

The attack took place in Lewisham (stock photo)

Police hunting man who grabbed girl and sexually assaulted her in Lewisham

Police hunting man who grabbed girl and sexually assaulted her in Lewisham

The suspect is described as in his 30s, with olive skin, dark hair and a stubbly beard, and he spoke with a foreign accent

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Manish Patel will undertake 200 hours of unpaid work and pay prosecution costs of £420

Commuter who scammed Transport for London out of £15,000 with fake 'delay repay' claims given jail sentence

Commuter who scammed TfL out of £15,000 with fake 'delay repay' claims sentenced

Manish Patel given suspended two-year jail sentence and will serve time unless he pays back all the money

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

The teenager pleaded guilty to six counts of throwing a corrosive liquid

London teen admits spate of acid attacks against moped riders

London teen admits spate of acid attacks against moped riders

Teenager, who cannot be named because of his age, targeted six riders in north and east London in less than 90 minutes on July 13 last year

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scotty Kouebitra was stabbed to death on Halloween 2016 (Met Police)

Members of gang who donned Halloween masks to murder Croydon man Scotty Kouebitra jailed

Members of gang who donned Halloween masks to murder Croydon man jailed

The gang chased and fatally wounded Kouebitra on Halloween 2016

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

WATCH: Car deliberately mounts pavement in terror-style assault in Lewisham

WATCH: Car deliberately mounts pavement in terror-style assault in Lewisham

Incident took place outside Mekan Bar & Restaurant on September 16

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The offences took place over a period of four months

South London police hunting man who sexually touched children before running away

London police hunting man who sexually touched children before running away

Officers working on theory that one man is responsible or all 11 attacks

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

One of the boys was in a shopping trolley when the crash occurred

South London driver crashed into children, then raced off

South London driver crashed into children, then raced off

Suspect crashed into two boys, one of them in a shopping trolley

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes made to victims as investigation carries on

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes paid to victims as investigation carries on

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes paid to victims as investigation carries on

A tram derailed in the morning rush hour on Wednesday morning, killing seven people

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Croydon tram was travelling at a 'significantly higher speed than is permitted' when it derailed

Croydon tram was travelling at a 'significantly higher speed than is permitted' when it crashed

Croydon tram was travelling at a 'significantly higher speed than is permitted'

Investigation continues at scene of crash which has left five people dead

Five people killed in south London tram crash

Five people confirmed dead in Croydon tram crash

Five people confirmed dead in Croydon tram crash

Five people have been killed after a tram derailed in Croydon, south London. Investigations are continuing into how the accident happened

Deaths confirmed, people remain trapped in south London tram crash

Deaths confirmed, people remain trapped in south London tram crash

Deaths confirmed in south London tram crash

A tram has overturned in Croydon, South London, causing "some loss of life," according to police, 50 people have been taken to hospital, whilst two remain trapped

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Detectives hunt a suspected rapist for a 'horrific attack' on a lone woman

Detectives hunt for suspected rapist after 'horrific attack' on lone woman in Tooting

Detectives hunt for suspected rapist after 'horrific attack' on lone woman

A woman was pulled into a nearby building and raped as she was walking to her car in Tooting, south London. The suspect is described as Asian, slim and aged between 20 and 25

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Woman jailed for five years after keeping an AK47 in her bedroom

London woman Lynn Ofori Tetteh jailed for five years for keeping AK47 in bedroom

Woman jailed for five years for keeping AK47 in her bedroom

Tetteh kept the firearm inside a soil pipe in her wardrobe, along will almost 500 rounds of ammunition