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Man extradited from Jamaica jailed for historic sexual assaults

A man has been jailed for 17-years for historic rapes and sexual assaults after being extradited from Jamaica.

Leon Eastwood Credit: Metropolitan Police

59-year-old Leon Eastwood, formerly of South Norwood, had been found guilty on Tuesday after a trial at the Old Bailey.

He was convicted of two counts of raping a female under 13 and three counts of sexually assaulting two females under 13.

The offences happened over a period from 1978 to 1993 in the Lambeth area.

Eastwood was also placed on the sex offender’s register indefinitely.

Four arrested after three year-old girl shot with air rifle

Police have arrested three youths and a 23 year-old man after a three year-old girl was shot with an air rifle in a West London park.

The girl required surgery on her stomach after the incident in Hanworth Park in Feltham last week. After a police appeal, a 16 year-old boy handed himself in to police this morning. Two more boys, aged 13 and 14, and the 23 year-old were then arrested.

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