Police investigating a fatal collision in Commercial Road on Monday evening have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.
The man has been interviewed and bailed to a date in mid-January. The man arrested was the driver of the car that failed to stop at the scene.
A driver of another car, who witnessed the collision, has provided a detailed statement to police.
Officers are examining CCTV footage of the collision and urging any witnesses to come forward.
Officers were called to Commercial Road junction with Cavell Street at 2208hrs on Monday, 24 November.
A 32-year-old, male cyclist was in collision with a car that did not stop at the scene.
The injured man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died.
Next of kin have been informed. We await formal identification.
A special post-mortem examination will take place on Thursday 27 November at Poplar mortuary.
A man was arrested in Kempston last night (24 November) after residents spotted an out of place push bike and a man acting suspiciously.
At around 10.15pm last night Police received a call that two residents of Basen Close, Kempston, were pursuing a man they had seen acting suspiciously in their area. The area had been subject to a number of recent break-ins in which push bikes had been seen or used by the offenders. After spotting a strange bike in their area two residents pursued the man, who had been acting suspiciously, across several gardens.
Police were on the scene within minutes and took over the pursuit, detaining one man at around 10.25pm after a short foot chase. He was arrested in Cemetery Road on suspicion of burglary and is currently in custody. The man was dressed all in black and had been wearing a hi-vis jacket.
Detective Inspector Gayner Coulson, investigating, said: “We take the burglaries in this area very seriously and have a team of highly talented...
Police are appealing for information following a report of criminal damage to a vehicle in the Ballysillan Road area of Belfast on Friday 14 November 2014.
Chief Inspector Robert Singleton says: “At 7.27pm on Friday, 14 November Police received a report of graffiti being painted onto the side of a minibus whilst it was parked at a leisure centre on the Ballysillan Road, Belfast.
“Police are treating this as a sectarian hate crime and appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information in relation to the incident to contact Police in Tennent Street on the non-emergency number 101. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on0800 555 111.”
Bedfordshire Police are seeking information about two recent arson attacks on two businesses sharing the same premises at 276 Biscot Road, Luton, at the junction with Sheridan Road. The first arson attack occurred last weekend and the second this weekend.
Detective Constable James Wildman, investigating, explains: “The first attack took place on Saturday 15 November at around 3am in the morning when one business – MC Tyres – was targeted. A brick was thrown through a window to gain access to the property and petrol poured inside. However this was not ignited. Outside the premises the forecourt and fencing has been damaged and tyre stock set on fire causing extensive damage to the tyres and the racks they were stored in.
“This weekend another business at the same location and owned by the same people as the other company, was targeted. At 3.12am in the morning of Sunday 23 November, the Fire and Rescue Service contacted the Police about another fire at the address, this...
Police are hunting two men who attempted to break into a security van using a petrol-powered disc cutter.
At around 6.20am on Monday 24th November 2014, two security officers left their van in the car park of M&S in Middlebrook, Bolton, in order to stock up a nearby cash machine.
Moments after they left the vehicle, two unknown men approached the van and started attacking it with a petrol-powered disc cutter, removing the security bolts and attempting to cut through the front door.
But after several futile minutes trying to gain entry into the van, the pair gave up and drove off empty-handed in a grey Volkswagen Golf.
The first offender is described as a white man, wearing dark coloured Adidas tracksuit bottoms with white stripes.
The second man is described as a white man wearing dark clothing and trainers with white soles.
Detective Inspector Charlotte Cadden said: “The investigation into this organised and obviously pre-planned attempted robbery is...
The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has today (25 November 2014) arrested two men on suspicion of leaking action movie The Expendables 3 online before its official release date.
The star studded film features an array of famous actors including Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Arnold Schwarzenegger and was set to hit the big screen in cinemas in the US on 15 Aug 2014. However, around the 25 July 2014 a high-quality version of the film appeared on the internet.
Detectives from the City of London Police unit arrested a 36 year old man at his home in Upton, Wirral and a 33 year old man at his home in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire with support from uniformed officers from Merseyside and West Yorkshire Police.
The pair are believed to have stolen the film from a cloud based system before uploading it on to the internet. In the UK it is believed the leaked the Lionsgate/Millennium film was viewed hundreds of thousands of times which subsequently has had a...
Surrey Police is appealing for information after thieves broke into a car parked in Sunbury-on-Thames last month and stole a collection of war medals.
Officers are continuing to investigate after thieves broke into two vehicles parked on the driveway of a house in Staines Road East sometime just before midnight on 13 October and 6-30am on 14 October.
The World War medals, which were from collections belonging to both the victim’s husband and her father-in-law, include the Africa Star, the 1936-1945 Star, the Atlantic Star, the George Medal, a Medal of Loyalty and a DUX Medal which had DMT inscribed on the back.
The thieves also stole a Start 25 EU Tom Tom satellite navigation system and an amount of change after breaking into a BMW 630I and a blue Land Rover Range Rover.
PC Chris Evans, who is investigating the offence, said: “These medals are of huge sentimental value and are irreplaceable to the family. They are very distinctive and we are appealing to anyone who...