Hackney

England, United Kingdom

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    Video caption: Moment '180 mph motorcyclist' in T-shirt is caught

    The 19-year-old, filmed by a police helicopter, went through red lights and the wrong way on a motorway.

  2. 'Cowardly' robbery of 71-year-old - image released

    Wanted man

    Police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with "cowardly" robbery of a 71-year-old man in Hackney.

    The victim was drawing cash out of a machine at a petrol garage in Stoke Newington Road just before 01.00 on 5 October.

    A man approached him from behind and asked him for £5. When the victim declined, the man pushed him over before stealing his cash and a bank card.

    He then fled on foot towards Stamford Hill.

    The victim was shaken following the attack but was otherwise uninjured and did not need hospital treatment.

    Detectives have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

    Det Con Farhang Razavi said: "This cowardly attack left the victim shocked and upset.

    "We are doing everything we can to find the person responsible and urge any members of the public who can help our enquiries to make contact."

  3. Three women arrested after man stabbed to death

    Three women have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Elephant and Castle.

    Richard Obi, 25, was found fatally injured in Bramwell House, Harper Road, after emergency services were called at 11:10 on Tuesday.

    He was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The Met Police said three women, aged 58, 34 and 30, had been held on suspicion of murder.

    They remain in custody at a south London police station.

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    Video caption: Son of Grenfell Tower fire victim: 'My mother could have survived'

    The son of a woman who died in the Grenfell Tower fire is taking the government to court over evacuation plans for high-rise buildings.