Category Archive: crime

Apr 12 2017

Another stabbing in Harrow? So why wasn’t it reported in the local press?

The Harrow Times yesterday published, briefly, a story about a stabbing in Stanmore over the weekend – but for reasons unknown, that story then disappeared. Links to it are on the internet, but the Times’ website now simply gives a ‘not found error’ when they’re clicked. First, the Google Reader feed, which shows the story: …

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Mar 05 2017

Stabbing in Wealdstone – Man Charged with Murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Mohamed Al-Zufairi in Wealdstone. Femi Omotoso, 26, (24.4.90) of Tudor Gardens, Wealdstone was charged on Sunday, 5 March, with the murder of Mohamed Al-Zufairi on 27 February in High Street, Wealdstone. A post-mortem examination at Northwick Park Hospital on Wednesday, 1 March, gave cause of death …

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Mar 01 2017

Stabbing in Wealdstone – Police Message to Residents

Following the stabbing in Wealdstone earlier this week, Harrow Police have now broken their silence and have issued the following vlog on the event, and what they’re doing to keep residents safe. Borough Commander's message following tragic murder of man in Wealdstone on Monday evening #Harrow — Harrow MPS (@MPSHarrow) March 1, 2017 You …

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Feb 28 2017

Stabbing in Wealdstone – Police Investigating

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Wealdstone and detectives are appealing for witnesses and information. On Monday, 27 February police were called at approximately 18:50hrs to reports of a man stabbed in High Street, Wealdstone – near the junctions with George Gange Way and Gordon Road. Officers and …

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Jan 09 2017

Another day, another stabbing in South Harrow?

Another day, another stabbing in South Harrow? The area by South Harrow station, on Northolt Road, seems to be a no-go area these days, after another youth was left with cuts to his face and stomach after the incident on the evening of Sunday 8th January. The attack happened just yards from where another student …

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Nov 24 2016

South Harrow Stab Vicitm Dies; Four Arrested

A teenager who was stabbed near to South Harrow Underground Station has died. Hussein Ahmed, 19, from Edgware was pronounced dead on Wednesday, 23 November, after life-support was withdrawn. A post-mortem examination will commence at Northwick Park hospital mortuary on Thursday, 24 November. Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses and information to assist what is …

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Jan 26 2016

Police Appeal: Attempted Sexual Assault in South Harrow

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after an attempted sexual assault in South Harrow. On Friday, 16 January, at around 03:00hrs, a 17-year-old girl was walking with friends near South Harrow underground station when a man passed them a few times in a car. He also got out and walked past a few times. …

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Dec 22 2015

Harrow Drops from 1st to 4th Safest Borough

The crime stats for November have just been released, and the results don’t make great reading, unless you live in Sutton. Out of the top five boroughs, Harrow had the greatest increase in crime rates during November (a jump of 5.89% from a rate of 4.92 to 5.21) which knocked it from 1st place in …

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Nov 08 2015

17-Year Old Stabbed to Death in Kenton

According to the BBC: “A teenager has been stabbed to death in north-west London. The 17-year-old was found with a stab injury to the chest by police at about 00:36 GMT on Belvedere Way in Kenton, Harrow. He died at the scene. The Met said a 16-year-old was also found with stab injuries. He was flown to hospital …

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Jan 16 2015

Harrow is The “Only Borough With Below Average Crime” Say The Met.

But are they right? Firstly, it’s important to say that according to the data published by the Met – and we can’t find any indication on whether this has been independently validated – Harrow has the lowest crime rate across London for December 2014. If we take the figures at face value, that’s great news. …

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