PUBLISHED: 16:43 12 June 2018 Jon King An 80-year-old woman was mugged in Bastaple Avenue, Barking on Saturday. CCTV shows two women approach her as she makes her way home. Archant A tarot card reader has called for Barking police station to reopen after her 80-year-old mum was mugged on the way home from the shops. The two women can be seen with Ms Sawhney's 80-year-old mother near Thames View Health Centre. Tina Sawhney’s mum – who asked not to be named – was walking along Bastaple Avenue in Barking when two women stopped her at 12.45pm on Saturday (June 9). CCTV footage showed the pair – who Ms Sawhney said were 18 to 20-years-old and spoke with east European accents – circling the retired teacher who walks with a stick because of her arthritis. Ms Sawhney said one of the two asked for directions while the second placed a jumper or blanket over the grandmother’s handbag. Before she knew it one of the women slipped her hand underneath … [Read more...] about Calls for Barking police station to reopen after 80-year-old robbed
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A MAN is fighting for his life after he was knifed outside a police station - following a series of attacks in the capital. Emergency services scrambled to Ilford Police station, East London at around 4am this morning. London Ambulance service took the man thought to be in his 30s, to a nearby hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Scotland Yard confirmed the building will remain closed during the initial stages of the investigation. No one has been arrested in connection with the attack. The Ilford stabbing came hours after a semi-pro boxer had "half his face blown off" as he sat in a car with friends. Oluwafemi Omosuyi, known as Femi, is fighting for his life after he was shot outside Oliver Goldsmith Primary in Peckham, south London at around 8pm. Another victim in the attack, a 25-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. MOST READ UK NEWSDIANA'S NOTE Handwritten letter from Princess Diana expected to sale for £2000 at auction MEG'S TITLE ROW … [Read more...] about Man fights for life after being knifed outside police station on another night of bloodshed in the capital
HOLLYWOOD pervert Harvey Weinstein walked into a police station carrying the biography of disgraced director Elia Kazan. The fallen producer, 66, smirked as he left the building in New York after being charged with rape, sexual abuse, sexual misconduct and a criminal sex act. "This defendant used his position, money and power to lure young women into situations where he was able to violate them sexually," said Manhattan Assistant Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon. His words brought raised eyebrows from Weinstein who brought two books into the station, most notable of which was Richard Schickel's biography of the late stage and film director Elia Kazan. Kazan, who directed the first Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire, came under fire in 1952 when he ended the careers of some Hollywood peers by outing them as communists. Several members of the acting world refused to applaud when he received an honorary Oscar in 1999. Harvey Weinstein charged with rape and sex abuse in … [Read more...] about Harvey Weinstein entered police station carrying the biography of disgraced Hollywood filmmaker Elia Kazan
When disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a New York police station to be charged with rape and sex abuse, he was seen clutching three books. Two have been identified as non-fiction hardbacks, while the third appears to be leather-bound and could be a notebook or journal.Weinstein was holding Richard Schickel's 2005 biography of Elia Kazan, a director who was posthumously accused of sexual assault by British actress Carol Drinkwater.Kazan, who died in 2003, directed the Oscar-winning film adaption of A Streetcar Named Desire, which was released in 1951 and starred Marlon Brando.He also directed the premiere stage production of Arthur Miller's the Death of a Salesman.Kazan, who was born in 1909 to Greek parents in Istanbul, Turkey, is said to have dominated both theatre and film in the US in the 1950s.Schickel's biography portrays Kazan, who was married three times, as a womaniser who had affairs with leading ladies including Marilyn Monroe.Ms Drinkwater, who appeared … [Read more...] about Harvey Weinstein: What books was disgraced movie producer carrying to police station?
THIS is the moment a depraved pensioner was caught on camera as he lunged at terrified children - before exposing himself to them. Michael Stillinger, 65, pounced on the group of kids - some as young as two - outside a temple in Pai, Thailand. CCTV footage shows the American chasing the youngsters and hugging one little girl before her friend pulls her away. In further disturbing images, Stillinger was then seen dropping his trousers to expose his penis while allegedly telling the kids ''I love you''. Horrified resident Tom Baroni, 37, arrived and dragged Stillinger to the police station where he was fined just 500 baht (£11.34) for ''public nudity''. He was also slapped with another 500 baht penalty for ''being drunk in public leading to disorderly conduct''. Stillinger was released but has been arrested a second time after cops in Chiang Mai reviewed CCTV and started procedures to blacklist the tourist for being a ''danger to children''. Tom, originally from Sweden, said: ''He … [Read more...] about Chilling moment depraved pensioner lunges at kids in Thailand and exposes himself before hero bystander drags him to police station