Woolwich buildings reopened after 'suspect package' declared safe

News Shopper:

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Part of Woolwich town centre was cordoned off this afternoon following reports of a suspect package.

UPDATE: Man, 21, hit by car in Catford was 'arguing with his girlfriend' just before accident

News Shopper:

12:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 21-year-old man was arguing with his girlfriend just before he was hit by a car in Catford this morning (July 22), a witness has claimed.

Fresh appeal over fake policemen distraction burglary in Swanley

News Shopper:

12:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Officers investigating a Swanley distraction burglary in which the suspects posed as policemen have renewed their appeal for information.

Victoria’s Secret underwear slasher must repay £5,000

News Shopper:

2:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

A fraudster who slashed more than £5,000 worth of Victoria’s Secret underwear with scissors to collect thousands of pounds in dodgy refunds, must pay compensation for everything she damaged.

Jimmy Mizen brother robbed at knifepoint yards from murder scene

News Shopper:

1:31pm Monday 21st July 2014

A brother of murdered teen Jimmy Mizen was robbed at knifepoint yards from where his sibling died - but his family want to meet the mugger and help him.

Fifth man charged with Downham murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire

News Shopper:

12:24pm Monday 21st July 2014

Five men have now been charged with murdering entrepreneur Afyon Saint-Hilaire in Downham, who was stabbed and then crashed his car.

Tributes to 13-year-old foreign student killed at Catford crossing

News Shopper:

11:50am Monday 21st July 2014

The family of a 13-year-old foreign student killed after being hit by a lorry near a Catford pedestrian crossing have released photos of their daughter.

Woman, 21, raped by trio of men in Charlton street

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

8:56am Friday 18th July 2014

Police are hunting a trio of men after a 21-year-old woman was raped and robbed in a Charlton street.

Daniel Spargo-Mabbs drugs death accused cleared of all charges

News Shopper: Daniel Spargo-Mabbs

5:37pm Friday 18th July 2014

A youth accused of supplying ecstasy to a teenager who later died has been cleared of all charges

Missing Greenwich teen last seen in Woolwich could be in Kent, Plumstead, Lewisham, Catford

News Shopper:

4:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police are appealing for information after a Greenwich 15-year-old boy went missing in Woolwich.

Neighbours' tributes after Catford woman's mystery death in 'suspicious' fire

News Shopper:

1:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

Neighbours of a woman in her 50s who died following a fire in her Catford terraced house are baffled by how she came to die.

Two Romanian officers help arrest Romanian suspect from Erith

News Shopper: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

1:08pm Friday 18th July 2014

Two Romanian police officers helped Bexley compatriots arrest a Romanian woman from Erith suspected of handling stolen goods.

Detectives arrest sixth man in connection with Downham murder

News Shopper:

12:49pm Friday 18th July 2014

Detectives investigating the murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire in Downham have arrested a sixth man.

Violent Stone robber on the run from prison found hiding in Eltham

News Shopper:

9:13am Friday 18th July 2014

A violent Stone robber who went missing from prison while on a trip to Brighton has been found in Eltham.

Jimmy Mizen Foundation make 'giant hand of peace' in Catford

News Shopper:

4:33pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A charity set up following the murder of Lee teenager Jimmy Mizen took part in a 'drive for peace' by visiting every school in the area.

Moped pair rob Eltham petrol station and 'leave security guard bleeding'

News Shopper: Surbiton police office slated for closure

2:03pm Thursday 17th July 2014

An Eltham petrol station was cordoned off by police yesterday (July 16) after it was targeted in a robbery.

Re-opening Woolwich club 'is magnet for London's most notorious gangsters'

News Shopper:

10:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

Plans to re-open a Woolwich nightclub described as a magnet for London's most notorious gangsters have been slammed by the police.

Fourth man charged with Downham murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire

News Shopper:

9:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

A fourth man has been charged with the Downham murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire who died after being stabbed and crashing his car.

Community order for Gravesend man who made indecent images of children

News Shopper: Northwich Photographic Society

8:42am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Gravesend man has been given a community order after admitting making dozens of indecent images of children.

PICTURED: Hairy hoodlums top Lewisham Police's most wanted list

News Shopper:

4:33pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Two of Lewisham’s furriest felons make up the borough’s most wanted men this week.

Lee Rigby murderer given permission to appeal sentence

News Shopper: Michael Adebowale

9:03am Wednesday 16th July 2014

One of the Islamic fanatics who murdered soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich has been given permission to appeal against his sentence.

Man on trial over Daniel Spargo-Mabbs drugs death

News Shopper:

5:23pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The parents of a teenager who died after taking ecstasy at a rave listened in court as his friends told about the 'bad decision' they made to buy drugs that are believed to have killed him.

Greenwich Police release pics of stolen Sidcup jewellery - do you recognise it?

News Shopper:

4:52pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Greenwich Police are appealing for information after a Sidcup burglary where items including two diamond rings and an iPad were swiped.

Court hears of Greenwich Police raid on 'wannabe rappers' heroin operation'

News Shopper: Judge Douglas Marks Moore rugby-tackled a sex offender as he attempted to flee court, the Old Bailey heard

4:01pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A group of wannabe rappers who posed in videos with expensive cars and scantily-clad women were secretly running a wholesale crack and heroin operation, Woolwich Crown Court heard today (July 15).

UPDATE: Tributes to stabbed Downham man who 'crashed car and died beside vehicle'

News Shopper:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

A man in his 20s who was stabbed in Downham following a fight, sped off in a car and then crashed it before dying at the scene, has been named locally.

Ford Focus set on fire in Dartford was stolen from house in Bexley

News Shopper: Ford Focus

12:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

A Ford Focus was set on fire in Dartford having been stolen from outside a house in Bexley.

Woman, 19, sexually assaulted in Plumstead

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:10am Monday 14th July 2014

Forensic teams scoured a Plumstead estate at the weekend after a 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted.

Burglar posing as security guard steals gold rings from Orpington pensioner

News Shopper:

9:22am Saturday 12th July 2014

An 84-year-old woman from Orpington had cash and four gold rings stolen by a burglar who posed as a security guard while he ransacked her house.

Missing teen could be in Woolwich, Abbey Wood, Thamesmead or Lewisham

News Shopper:

5:09pm Friday 11th July 2014

A missing 16-year-old from Wales could be in Woolwich, Abbey Wood, Thamesmead or Lewisham, police say.

Erith teens robbed at Maze Hill station - can you help?

News Shopper:

4:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

Police want to trace this man after three Erith teens were robbed at Maze Hill station.

Number of Lewisham burglaries in June was 'lowest since current records began'

News Shopper: A model posing as a burglar breaking into a home.

11:46am Friday 11th July 2014

The month of June saw the lowest number of burglaries in Lewisham since current records began, police say.

Catford driver smashes stolen car into 5 vehicles and flees, leaving women inside

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:55am Friday 11th July 2014

The driver of a speeding, stolen car hit five other vehicles in Catford before fleeing, leaving two women still inside.

Victim's warning after Deptford minicab rapist is jailed for 11 years

News Shopper:

2:37pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A woman has warned about the dangers of unlicensed minicabs after her "abhorrent" Deptford rapist was jailed for 11 years today.

22-year-old denies murder of Sydenham man Gus Allman

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

5:42pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A 22-year-old has appeared in court via video link to deny murdering a Sydenham man.

One of Lewisham Police's most wanted burglars is jailed

News Shopper: Ricky Shelton

4:26pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

One of Lewisham’s most wanted burglars - who was caught weeks after appearing in News Shopper – is now behind bars.

Jail for 'evil' gun-wielding brothers who raped and robbed Lewisham women

News Shopper:

2:10pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A pair of "evil" gun-wielding brothers who raped and robbed two Lewisham women in a "reign of terror" have been jailed for a total of 42 years.

Brothers guilty of raping and robbing two Lewisham women at gunpoint

News Shopper:

5:24pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Two brothers who raped and robbed a pair of Lewisham women at gunpoint have been convicted at the Old Bailey.

Forest Hill's Andy Coulson back in court over perjury claim

News Shopper:

9:57am Tuesday 8th July 2014

David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson will appear in court in Scotland next month.

Parents gagged over £914,000 fraud at New Cross, Downham, Crayford academy federation

News Shopper:

2:27pm Monday 7th July 2014

Police are investigating an "appalling" seven-year fraud worth around £914,000 at a top federation of schools, it has finally been admitted - but parents have been gagged from talking about it.

Greenwich police appeal over 'Blackheath theft' - do you know this man?

News Shopper:

9:52am Monday 7th July 2014

Greenwich police are appealing for help to trace a man in connection with a Blackheath theft allegation.

Half-naked Deptford sex attacker chased woman down the street

News Shopper:

8:57am Monday 7th July 2014

A half-naked Deptford sex attacker who chased his victim down the street has been described as a "a danger to women" and sentenced to five years.

Sydenham's Rolf Harris jailed for sex offences - sentence slammed as 'unduly lenient'

News Shopper:

1:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

Rolf Harris faces spending the rest of his natural life behind bars after he was jailed for five years and nine months for a string of sex crimes involving four girls.

Man jailed after admitting raping 12-year-old girl in Plumstead

News Shopper:

A man has been jailed for six years after admitting raping a 12-year-old girl behind a Plumstead garage.

Dangerous Deptford Mercedes driver killed Forest Hill man in Old Kent Road crash

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

3:19pm Friday 4th July 2014

A 21-year-old Deptford Mercedes driver who killed a Forest Hill man by crashing into his vehicle has been sentenced to seven years.

Forest Hill's Andy Coulson jailed for 18 months for phone hacking plot

News Shopper: GUILTY: Andy Coulson arrives at the Old Bailey, in London, during the trial

10:40am Friday 4th July 2014

Disgraced No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months today for plotting to hack phones while he was in charge of the News of the World.

Thieves steal £700 worth of supplies from Lewisham foodbank

News Shopper:

5:08pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Heartless thieves swiped £700 worth of supplies from a Lewisham foodbank - but a children's charity has stepped in to replace the goods.

Former Northern Ireland police ombudsman appointed chair of inquiry into Daniel Morgan murder

Undated Metropolitan Police handout photo of private detective Daniel Morgan who was killed exactly 18 years ago. Legal action will be brought against Home Secretary Charles Clarke over the unsolved axe murder by M

3:29pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Northern Ireland's first police ombudsman, who investigated the handling of the 1998 Omagh bombing, has been appointed chair of the inquiry into the brutal Sydenham murder of private detective Daniel Morgan.

Greenwich care worker sexually assaulted vulnerable woman

News Shopper:

2:24pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A care worker for Greenwich people with learning and mental disabilities has been jailed for sexual assaulting one of them.

Two Lewisham women 'raped at gunpoint' after brothers 'storm flat'

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

10:40am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Two Lewisham women were raped at gunpoint after a pair of brothers stormed their flat before escaping with cash and computers, the Old Bailey has heard.

Man stabbed with screwdriver in Catford after argument

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:57am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A 40-year-old man was stabbed, apparently with a screwdriver, after arguing with a friend in Catford last night (July 1).

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