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Brave Officers Arrest Man Who attacked them with knifes.

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Two officers have been praised for their bravery after they safely detained a violent man throwing large knives at them in a residential street in Islington.
Police were called to Kingsdown Road with the junction Sussex Way, Islington, at approximately 18:10hrs on Thursday, 9 July, to reports of a disturbance.
Two officers from Islington borough attended and were approached by man who proceeded to throw a number of large knives at them.
He then assaulted the two officers – who are both male PCs aged 24 and 26.
The man was restrained by the two officers and arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Supporting units then arrived on the scene and assisted with the arrest.
One officer sustained a minor head injury and another received injuries to his face and body.
The man is currently in custody at a north London police station.
The officers were taken to north hospital and are being treated for their injuries. The injuries are not thought to be serious
Enquiries continue. No other arrests have been made in connection with this incident. Road cordons are place.
Detective Chief Superintendent Catherine Roper, Borough Commander of Islington, said: “On Thursday evening, officers responded to an emergency call and were confronted by an extremely violent male. This male attempted to seriously assault the officers, including throwing knives at them in the street where other people were present. These officers displayed immense bravery and professionalism, and were able to detain the male without sustaining serious injury to him, other members of the public or themselves.”

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Verne Troyer has tragically died aged just 49

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Verne Troyer who was know for his role in Mini-Me within the Austin Powers films has tragically died today.

Verne had made it public that he was struggling with alcoholism & depression leading up to his death.

On April 3rd Verne was rushed to hospital following suspected alcohol poisoning. A friend contacted police after a call from Verne who appeared to be very upset, drunk and feeling suicidal.

His agent has released a statement requesting thoughts and prayers for Verne at a difficult time.

“Asking you to keep Verne in your thoughts and prayers. He’s getting the best care possible and is resting comfortably.

“Appreciate the support from family, friends, and fans around the world. We will keep you updated here.”

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Verne.

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Cops catch gang of criminals leaving Hartlepool in stolen cars

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Recently in Hartlepool there has been an increase in criminals targeting Ford Fiesta cars, because criminals have a device that gets them into the car without the need for a key.

Over recent months up to Three Fiesta at a time have been going missing.

This morning the gang was at it again but this tome they didn’t count on the CDSOU A Relief who this morning recovered not 1; not 2 but 3 Stolen Ford Fiesta motor cars all attempting to leave Hartlepool containing suspected travelling criminals.

Police said “One of the vehicles unfortunately lost control and crashed while the other 2 vehicles had their front tyres stung and limped to a stop with one of the vehicle’s going the wrong way onto the A19 which was stopped by an unmarked vehicle. The driver was detained after a short foot chase and with the assistance of dog section 2 more males were also detained from another vehicle.

“Offences these males were arrested on suspicion of were theft of motor vehicle; drink driving; drug driving; dangerous driving; fail to stop for Police; no insurance and no licence.”

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TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies Aged 62

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Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z

His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.

No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.

His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:

It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.

While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.

A number of tributes have been left on Twitter

Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.

This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.

Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.

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