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Police appeal for witnesses following gun shots

Police car.
Police car. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Archive

Police are appealing for witnesses and information regarding gunshots that were heard in Kensal Green yesterday.

Officers attended reports of a disturbance and men fighting on Sutton Way, W10 at around 3pm. When they arrived the men had already left. An hour later they were called back to the same scene after people had reported hearing gun shots.

A man has since been arrested in connection with this incident and is currently being held at a central London police station.

If you have any information that may help this inquiry please call 020 8358 0012 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111


Sumo runners take over Battersea Park

Sumo runners at the start line.
Sumo runners at the start line. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Sumo Run 2014 took place this morning in Battersea Park. Hundreds of runners took part in the charity event which was organised by Link Community Development.

Sumo runners warming up.
Sumo runners warming up. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
A sumo runner on a bike.
A sumo runner on a bike. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Sumo runners.
Sumo runners. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Teenager stabbed in Plaistow Park

Newham police are appealing for witnesses and information regarding the stabbing of a teenager in Plaistow yesterday afternoon.

Officers were called just after 3pm to attend an argument in Plaistow Park on Balaam Street. A 16-year-old boy found with multiple stab wounds was taken to an East London hospital where he still remains.

Currently no arrests have been made.

Police officer injured by hit-and-run driver

Police tape.
Police tape. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/Press

A police officer has been taken to a London hospital after being seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver.

The policeman was carrying out a routine stop when the car collided into him on London Road in Larkfield, Kent just before 7pm last night. The driver failed to stop at the scene.

Kent Police are currently trying to trace the vehicle and its driver.


Arsenal sign David Ospina

Goalkeeper David Ospina.
Goalkeeper David Ospina. Credit: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

Arsenal has signed Columbia goalkeeper, David Ospina. The 25-year-old recently helped his country reach the quarter finals of World Cup 2014.The deal has been reported to be worth £3.2 million.

Walthamstow Garden Party

It's not just the Queen who has a garden party, Walthamstow have their own one too. However, this celebration in E17 has a very different feel and is open to everyone.

Located in Lloyd Park, the free event features two main music stages and is hosting a wealth of talent which includes The Brand New Heavies, Ibibio Sound Machine, The Excitements and many more.

There are also markets where you can pick up some bespoke arts and crafts, numerous food and refreshment stores and a daylight disco.

Walthamstow Garden Party is being held at Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4PP and starts at midday.

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