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Trident Investigate after 13 year old hurt in car after discharge of a firearm in Tower Hamlets.

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Appeal following the discharge of a firearm in Bethnal Green

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following the discharge of a firearm in Tower Hamlets.

A 23-year-old man attended Bethnal Police Station at around 17:50hrs on Wednesday, 13 April to report that a firearm had been discharged in the direction of his car.

The man was accompanied by a 13-year-old girl, who was in the car and had received a minor injury as a result of the incident.

She was given first aid by officers and then taken in an ambulance to an east London hospital to receive treatment.

Following initial enquires officers established that the incident happened in the area of Cheshire Street, E2.

Local officers along with firearms officers attended and road closures were put in place whilst a search of the area was carried out.

Roads in the area have since reopened along with Bethnal Green Police station, which was closed due to the victim receiving medical treatment.

There have been no arrests.

Enquiries are ongoing.
Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information should contact detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Woman found stabbed to death in back garden in Greenwich

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Police arrest man after the body of a woman was found in the back garden of her home in Greenwich.

She suffered stab wounds, cops were called to an ongoing incident at 11.30am on Saturday.

Upon arrival cops found the body of a woman in the back garden in Tunnel Avenue.

The woman, believed to be in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

She appeared to have suffered stab wounds.

Police believe they know who she is, and are informing her next of kin.

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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