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Police: A murder investigation has been launched following the death of an 18-year-old man in Southwark.

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of an 18-year-old man in Southwark.

Police were called at 14:28hrs on Friday, 31 October, to reports of a stabbing in Pilgrimage Street, SE1.

Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended. An 18-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene at 15:13hrs.

Officers believe they know the identity of the deceased, but await formal identification. Next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be held at Greenwich Mortuary on Saturday, 1 November.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

There has been no arrest. Enquiries continue.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact police via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



Police: Murder of woman and death of man in Ilford

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman and the death of a man in Ilford.

Police were called at around 1730hrs on Friday, 31 October, to reports of a woman stabbed in the street in Valentines Road, Ilford.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. The woman was taken to hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

At 1902hrs, police were called to a man found collapsed in the street in Auckland Road, Ilford.

The man was taken by London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital. He died shortly after arrival.

Officers believe they know the identity of both the deceased but await formal identification and confirmation that all next of kin have been informed.

The man and the woman are both believed to be aged in their 20s. They were not related, but were known to each other.

Post-mortem examinations will be held in due course.

Both deaths are being investigated by officers from the Homicide & Major Crime Command based at Barking.

The death of the woman, who had suffered...

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Police: NOW: Murder investigation launched after man shot dead – Openshaw

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

A man has died after being shot in Openshaw.

At about 6.20pm on Friday 31 October 2014, police were called to Manchester Food Traders on Wood Street, Openshaw, following reports of a man with a gun.

Armed officers and response patrols attended and on arrival discovered a man, believed to be 35, with two gunshot wounds to his abdomen and chest.

He was taken to hospital but sadly died as a result of his injuries.

A murder investigation has been launched and detectives are appealing to anyone who has information to come forward.

Detective Superintendent Jon Chadwick said: “This tragic incident is only a few hours old so it is far too early to go into exactly what has happened and why.

“All we can say for certain is that a man has tragically died after being shot and his family are absolutely devastated. Our thoughts are with them and we will be providing them as much support as they need at this very difficult and upsetting time.

“Again, it is far too early...

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Fire: While Scotland improves its pension offer, Westminster carry on pension dispute guaranteeing strike action

Written by RSS Poster Fire Brigades Union

In the last few hours Scottish government has informed the Fire Brigades Union that it will further improve its pension proposals allowing firefighters to retire from age 55 with a much more acceptable pension reduction.

Firefighters in Scotland are not involved in strike action this weekend due to an earlier improved proposal that had already guaranteed firefighters would not be sacked for simply getting older as is the threat in England.

Scottish firefighters have also previously been offered more protection than their colleagues in England and this latest move significantly improves on the flexible retirement proposals.

The Welsh government are considering a similar option for early retirement options following extensive discussions with the FBU and now the Scottish government have formally tabled this improvement.

Although this proposal is within the rigid cost restrictions set by the Treasury, Penny Mordaunt, the Westminster fire...

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Police: Appeal for information following a report of a distraction burglary

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of a distraction burglary in the Stockmans Lane area of Belfast yesterday morning, Thursday 30 October.

It is reported that sometime between 7.30am and 11am two unknown females entered the home of man, aged in his 80’s claiming they were from Social Services. After the females left it was discovered that a savings book had been stolen.

Appealing for information, Detective Sergeant Andrew Madden said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or who saw these women in the area yesterday morning to contact Detectives at Woodbourne Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“I would also like to remind people of the importance of looking out for elderly and vulnerable neighbours. There are also some crime...

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Police: Attempted burglary in Cockfield

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

An attempt was made to break into a property in Cockfield and police are appealing for witnesses.

The attempted burglary happened sometime between 10.30am and 11.30pm on Thursday 30 November at a property in Green Lane, Cockfield.

An attempt was made to prise open a door to a property but no entry was gained.

If you noticed any suspicious activity in the area you are asked to contact PC Tom Bilner at Sudbury Police on 101 quoting SU/14/2121 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



Police: Appeal for witnesses following burglary in West Moor

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in West Moor.

At around 8.40pm on Thursday, October 30, police received a report of burglary on Great Lime Road.

Two men entered the property and made off with a safe.

The elderly occupant was not injured but was left shaken by the incident.

The men were described as being well-built and wearing masks.

Extra officers are on patrol in the area to carry out enquiries and provide reassurance to the community.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 1187 30/10/14, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



Police: Dangerous driver sentenced after driving the wrong way on motorway

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Hertfordshire Constabulary has released footage recorded from a police vehicle as it collided with a car that had been driven for around eight miles in the wrong direction on a motorway.

The release follows the sentencing of motorist Luke Goodall, 26, at St Albans Crown Court today (Friday October 31) after he earlier admitted dangerous driving and failing to provide a specimen for analysis.

Goodall, of Orchards Way, West End, Southampton, was sentenced to eight months in custody for dangerous driving and four months for failing to provide a specimen to be served concurrently. He was also disqualified from driving for three years and will have to take an extended driving test before being able to drive again.

The incident began at 1.40am on Thursday August 7 when police received a report of a silver Ford Fiesta joining the northbound carriageway of the A1(M) at Junction 7 (Stevenage) but driving south. The car, being driven by Goodall, was seen being driven...

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