He suffered two deep lacerations and required emergency treatment; he has since been discharged and continues to recover at home.
Detective Sergeant Lisa Jones, from Force CID, said: “This was a serious attack and we believe there were a number of people on the bus at the time that may have witnessed the attack and have not come forward.
He was taken to hospital, where he remains today in a stable condition.
His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Detective Constable Paul Morrison, of Kirklees CID, said:
“It is possible this is linked to a call police received almost immediately before about a group of men with knives in the Mill Street area, and I would ask anyone who has any information about these men or who saw anything suspicious to contact Kirklees District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13160186290.”
Two teenagers were jailed on Friday, 29 April, for a series of moped-enabled robberies – and robberies to take mopeds – in Forest Gate and Stratford over a two-week period in October and November 2015.
John Smith, 16 of Romford Road, E7 and Shemar Williams, 16 of Chestnut Avenue, E7 both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to rob at an earlier hearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
The total number of offences included in the conspiracy was 34, across Newham, Waltham Forest and Tower Hamlets.
The victims were either riders of mopeds who were robbed of their bikes, or women whose bags were forcibly taken after the pair had ridden behind them.
Smith was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment with a further two years on licence when released. Williams was sentenced to three-and-a-half years’ imprisonment and was further sentenced to 18 months’...
Woman Arrested by Detectives Investigating the Murder of Mark Hillman
May 2, 2016, 10:39 am
Detectives investigating the murder of Mark Hillman have arrested a 21-year-old woman on Monday, 1 May 2016 on suspicion of assisting an offender and money laundering.
Detectives executed a number of warrants at addresses in Anfield, Walton and Bootle and the woman was arrested at a house in Anfield, she has been taken to a police station where she will be questioned by detectives. Following the execution of the warrants this morning officers have seized more than £9000 in cash.
Officers from the specialist Matrix Serious Organised Crime team and Liverpool North are also carrying out a large and highly visible disruption operation in the area in a bid to disrupt serious and organised criminality in the area, and to provide a reassuring police presence for local residents. As part of the disruption operation officers...
Every last detail of the Hillsborough story breaks my heart – as a police officer; as a lifelong Liverpool supporter; as a human being.
As a human catastrophe, it is amongst the most vivid and terrible of my lifetime – in this country at least. It is the story of ninety-six people who went to see a football match and didn’t come home. It is the story of hundreds more who were injured; of thousands more who were there. And it is the story of a group of families faced with a kind of grief – drawn out over decades – that is beyond the experience or imagining of most of us.
As a British policing catastrophe, it is right down there amongst the worst of them. The headlines of recent days offer deeply uncomfortable reading for any police officer: evidence of individual deception and institutional collusion – compounded over years and perpetuated by the very people who are supposed to protect us. It is no wonder that even good people begin to doubt us.
Society has every right to expect higher standards of...