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# croydon - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Police officer shot dead in London moved into custody work because he thought it was 'safest option'
# Croydon
# Croydon

Police officer shot dead in London moved into custody work because he thought it was 'safest option'

Sep 26th 2020, 2:58 PM 29,243 Views 11 Comments

Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matiu Ratana was described by a friend as ‘just a really genuinely nice guy’.

# croydon - Friday 25 September, 2020

Police officer shot dead in London is named, as tributes pour in
# Croydon
# Croydon

Police officer shot dead in London is named, as tributes pour in

Updated Sep 25th 2020, 9:23 PM 82,877 Views 35 Comments

Sergeant Matiu Ratana, known as Matt to family and friends, joined the force in 1991.

# croydon - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Baby boy who was in critical condition after his pregnant mother was stabbed to death in London has died
# Croydon
# Croydon

Baby boy who was in critical condition after his pregnant mother was stabbed to death in London has died

Jul 3rd 2019, 8:41 AM 23,351 Views 34 Comments

The baby, named Riley, was in critical condition after paramedics delivered him last Saturday.

# croydon - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Man arrested after pregnant woman dies in London stabbing; baby in critical condition
# Croydon
# Croydon

Man arrested after pregnant woman dies in London stabbing; baby in critical condition

Jun 30th 2019, 9:25 AM 30,726 Views 26 Comments

The 26-year-old woman was eight months pregnant.

# croydon - Thursday 21 February, 2019

London mother found guilty of cruelty after son dies from being crushed by car seat
# Alfie Lamb
# Alfie Lamb

London mother found guilty of cruelty after son dies from being crushed by car seat

Feb 21st 2019, 8:01 PM 50,979 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage prior to Alfie Lamb getting in the car showed him to be fit and healthy.

# croydon - Thursday 20 September, 2018

London's serial cat killer turns out to be a fox
# Stupider Like A
# Stupider Like A

London's serial cat killer turns out to be a fox

Sep 20th 2018, 4:30 PM 37,523 Views 41 Comments

The Croydon Cat Killer is unlikely to have been human after all, according to police.

# croydon - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building
# London
# London

Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building

May 23rd 2018, 4:17 PM 12,610 Views 15 Comments

PC Neil Dobson tied up his loyal police dog, Monty, outside before rushing into the building.

# croydon - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

UK police officers surprise elderly couple with new car on Christmas Day after theirs was stolen
# Croydon
# Croydon

UK police officers surprise elderly couple with new car on Christmas Day after theirs was stolen

Dec 27th 2017, 2:58 PM 21,213 Views 17 Comments

“I’ve heard of wonderful things happening to people, but I never thought this would happen to us.”

# croydon - Friday 11 August, 2017

Teenage boy stabbed to death after being confronted by men with machete
# Croydon
# Croydon

Teenage boy stabbed to death after being confronted by men with machete

Aug 11th 2017, 9:24 AM 73,712 Views 71 Comments

Police in London have said Jermaine Goupall’s family are “devastated”.

# croydon - Monday 3 April, 2017

Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:17 PM 9,552 Views 0 Comments

Police said the teenager’s condition was “serious but stable and is not believed to be life-threatening.”

# croydon - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:59 AM 15,420 Views 29 Comments

A 17-year-old boy sustained serious head injuries in the attack.

# croydon - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'She's not breathing': Boy (4) uses Siri to call emergency services to save mother
# London
# London

'She's not breathing': Boy (4) uses Siri to call emergency services to save mother

Mar 23rd 2017, 2:52 PM 24,177 Views 9 Comments

Once through to emergency services, the boy was able to say what his address was.

# croydon - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed
# Visas
# Visas

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed

Mar 10th 2017, 6:26 PM 10,520 Views 0 Comments

People involved in the scam swapped roles in fake bridal parties.

# croydon - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Tram driver held on suspicion of manslaughter after seven die in London crash
# Croydon
# Croydon

Tram driver held on suspicion of manslaughter after seven die in London crash

Nov 10th 2016, 7:20 AM 18,293 Views 8 Comments

At least seven people are now confirmed as having died as a result of the incident.

# croydon - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Five dead and over 50 injured in London tram crash
# Tram Crash
# Tram Crash

Five dead and over 50 injured in London tram crash

Nov 9th 2016, 4:00 PM 33,294 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened in the Croydon area of the the English capital.

# croydon - Monday 15 August, 2016

English mother who abused her kids in order to claim benefits jailed for seven years
# Jailed
# Jailed

English mother who abused her kids in order to claim benefits jailed for seven years

Aug 15th 2016, 10:20 PM 31,906 Views 44 Comments

The woman subjected her children to medical treatment they didn’t need.

# croydon - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Man arrested after tweeting about confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks
# Croydon
# Croydon

Man arrested after tweeting about confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks

Mar 23rd 2016, 10:30 PM 87,893 Views 223 Comments

Matthew Doyle said she gave him a “mealy-mouthed” response.

# croydon - Friday 8 January, 2016

Police in London release video of two youths attempting to set bus on fire
# Croydon
# Croydon

Police in London release video of two youths attempting to set bus on fire

Jan 8th 2016, 7:39 AM 14,330 Views 22 Comments

Police are treating the incident as an arson attempt.

# croydon - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

14-year-old girl arrested over assault on elderly woman on London bus
# Croydon
# Croydon

14-year-old girl arrested over assault on elderly woman on London bus

Nov 10th 2015, 8:57 AM 17,660 Views 30 Comments

The 87-year-old woman was punched in the face and received a black eye.

# croydon - Monday 9 November, 2015

87-year-old woman punched in the face by teenagers on London bus
# Vicious
# Vicious

87-year-old woman punched in the face by teenagers on London bus

Nov 9th 2015, 8:33 AM 43,497 Views 84 Comments

The two girls involved in the incident are believed to be aged between 14 and 18.

# croydon - Friday 25 September, 2015

'Devastated' woman returns from holidays to find her daughter's ashes have been stolen
# London
# London

'Devastated' woman returns from holidays to find her daughter's ashes have been stolen

Sep 25th 2015, 10:50 PM 22,148 Views 11 Comments

The robbery happened in the London suburb of Croydon.

# croydon - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Tia Sharp investigation: Police consider theory she was smothered
# Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp

Tia Sharp investigation: Police consider theory she was smothered

Aug 14th 2012, 11:21 AM 9,382 Views 0 Comments

A post-mortem examination is set to continue this week following the discovery of the schoolgirl’s body in her grandmother’s loft last Friday.

# croydon - Monday 13 August, 2012

Stuart Hazell to go forward for trial charged with murder of Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp

Stuart Hazell to go forward for trial charged with murder of Tia Sharp

Aug 13th 2012, 10:35 AM 5,752 Views 0 Comments

The body of the 12-year-old was found in her grandmother’s house on Friday night. Hazell is her grandmother’s partner.

Stuart Hazell to appear in court today charged with Tia Sharp's murder
# Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp

Stuart Hazell to appear in court today charged with Tia Sharp's murder

Aug 13th 2012, 9:00 AM 5,086 Views 0 Comments

The body of the 12-year-old was found in her grandmother’s house on Friday night.

# croydon - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Tia Sharp case: Grandmother's partner charged with murder
# Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp

Tia Sharp case: Grandmother's partner charged with murder

Aug 12th 2012, 12:06 PM 8,550 Views 0 Comments

37-year-old Stuart Hazell was arrested after a body was found in the search for the schoolgirl in London.

# croydon - Friday 10 August, 2012

Tia Sharp investigation: Police arrest Stuart Hazell on suspicion of murder
# Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp

Tia Sharp investigation: Police arrest Stuart Hazell on suspicion of murder

Aug 10th 2012, 10:00 PM 18,021 Views 24 Comments

London Metropolitan Police have arrested the 37-year-old partner of the missing girl’s grandmother on suspicion of murder.

London police find body in search for missing 12-year-old Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp
# Tia Sharp

London police find body in search for missing 12-year-old Tia Sharp

Aug 10th 2012, 5:16 PM 13,797 Views 46 Comments

Police are searching for the partner of Tia Sharp’s grandmother in connection with the case and have warned that he should not be approached.

# croydon - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Mother of missing 12-year-old speaks out for the first time
# Missing Child
# Missing Child

Mother of missing 12-year-old speaks out for the first time

Aug 7th 2012, 2:15 PM 9,143 Views 2 Comments

Tia Sharp has been missing from her home in south London since Friday.

# croydon - Monday 18 June, 2012

Column: The Young and the Angry need to take themselves to task
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Young and the Angry need to take themselves to task

Jun 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 99 Views 110 Comments

Lisa McInerney is a fan of The Secret Millionaire reality TV show – but it has alerted her to a section of disillusioned First World youth who won’t take any blame for their actions.

# croydon - Saturday 13 August, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,433 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

# croydon - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
# London Riots
# London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Aug 9th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,224 Views 13 Comments

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
# London Riots
# London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 957 Views 2 Comments

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city
# London Riots
# London Riots

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city

Aug 9th 2011, 4:15 PM 2,208 Views 7 Comments

The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.

Man injured in London riots dies as inquest into Mark Duggan death opens
# Riots
# Riots

Man injured in London riots dies as inquest into Mark Duggan death opens

Aug 9th 2011, 1:41 PM 2,912 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, social media campaigns have been launched to target those who have been rioting and looting.

# croydon - Monday 8 August, 2011

Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham
# London Riots
# London Riots

Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham

Aug 8th 2011, 10:35 PM 1,578 Views 32 Comments

Several buildings are ablaze in the Croydon area, as looting and violent clashes with police continue in parts of east and south London. The violence has also spread to Birmingham city centre.