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Croydon attack: eight in custody

The Croydon bus stop where the asylum seeker was approached by the attackers.

POLICE HAVE MADE a total of eight arrests following last Friday’s late night attack on a young Iranian Kurdish man who was waiting at a Croydon bus stop. Police had previously classified the attack as a hate crime and have ...

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MPs say wife-beater deserved jail

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TWO MPs ARE calling for a review of the light sentence given to a man who beat his wife with a cricket bat and forced bleach into her mouth. Manchester resident Mustafa Bashir, 34, admitted two counts of occasioning Actual ...

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Sex assault suspect sought

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POLICE SEARCHING for a man in connection with a sexual assault in Tower Hamlets have now released an image of the man they wish to speak to. The assault took place at approximately 5pm on 29th August (Bank Holiday Monday) ...

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Help find Romford robbers

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POLICE ARE appealing for help in finding two men who are wanted for questioning in connection with a burglary. The incident took place at Next on Gallows Corner by the Southend Arterial Road at around 4am-5am on 14th December. Two ...

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Jealous man murdered Hackney friend

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HUSEYIN AKKOYUN (47, above) has been found guilty of murdering Mehmet Degerli (49) in Hackney. The two men had been friends – but Akkoyun discovered that Degerli had met up with Akkoyun’s ex-wife and turned violent. Degerli (right) had met ...

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