Crime & Court

Tue, 13:55

A car wash owner has been jailed after an employee was electrocuted while showering in squalid rat-infested housing he provided for workers.

Criminal gangs working across Hampstead are ordering spare keys online using numbers etched onto the access locks.

Business owners in Belsize Park have made a desperate plea for CCTV in the streets and better police protection after a £30,000 smash-and-grab spree has seen at least six shops targeted in as many weeks.

A teenager has been found guilty of attempted murder and rape after cutting a 15-year-old schoolgirl with a knife in a Hampstead cemetery before forcing her to have sex with him.

A man alleged to have spat on and punched two passengers at Euston station before fleeing is being sought by police.

A man charged in connection with the theft of a £20,000 painting from a Belsize Park art gallery will be tried later this month.

A man whose out-of-control dog attacked another dog and its owner on Hampstead Heath has been forced to pay £870.

A man from Hackney has been hit with a £200 court bill after smashing through a car park gate and driving on the Heath.

Detectives have launched a fresh appeal more than 40 years after 22-year-old Amala Ruth De Vere was strangled to death in Maida Vale.

Fresh probe comes 32 years after fashion tycoon Aristos Constantinou was gunned down in his Bishops Avenue mansion.

Miles Hughes, 18, from Camden, allegedly used a Stanley knife to carve his name in his victim’s arm before launching the terrifying attack.

Didier Levenfiche, 10, activated the house alarm and memorised the faces of two thugs as they violently robbed his mother in front of him.

Treasured medals won by a “courageous” Second World War veteran have been stolen from a home in Fortis Green.

Mark Lyttleton, 45, of Belsize Avenue, will spend Christmas behind bars after abusing his position at the world’s biggest finance firm.

A man who recorded himself raping a vulnerable 14-year-old girl, posted the video online and stole her phone has been jailed for five and a half years.

A third man has been arrested in connection with the double murder of a mother of nine and her nephew at an East Finchley home.

A woman murdered in Dartmouth Park Hill on Thursday has been named as Angela Best, 51, of Tottenham.

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Dartmouth Park.

Sotiris Charalambous, 47, took part in the ‘thoroughly mean fraud’ which involved advertising a bogus property to fleece prospective tenants

Mario Seu, 69, of Grafton Road, was arrested on 29 May 2014 after officers from the Met’s Organised Crime Command swooped on a five-storey Georgian house in Gloucester Place, Westminster.

The charity hopes generous residents can donate pre-loved belongings to restock the boutique and raise funds to replenish the stolen cash

The 15-year-old died after colliding with a motorbike in Queen’s Crescent

The 39-year-old male rider was taken to hospital after colliding with the vehicle as it turned right into Burrard Road

British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to incident which resulted in a woman falling onto the tracks.

The company has been fined £500,000 after an engineer was injured plunging down a lift shaft at the disused South Kentish Town station.

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