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Man charged with murder of north London teenager

Shaquan Sammy-Plummer was stabbed to death in January. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man previously arrested in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old in Enfield, has been re-arrested and charged with murder.

Shaquan Sammy-Plummer was stabbed to death in Berkeley Gardens in January.

20-year-old Jemal Williams will appear in custody on Thursday, 15 October, at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.

Puppy snatched at knifepoint

Credit: Metropolitan Police

Officers have arrested two men who snatched a puppy at knifepoint in Enfield this morning.

Police were called to Church Street, N9, just before 8 o'clock following reports of a knifepoint robbery of a puppy.

Officers attended and tackled the robbers, arresting two men and safely recovering the puppy.

Both arrested men have been taken to north London police station for questioning.

Enquiries are continuing to trace a third suspect.

The puppy - a Staff cross Labrador - has been reunited with its grateful owners.

The victim of the robbery was not seriously harmed and did not require hospital treatment.



Drivers warned to avoid junction after lorry overturns

The overturned lorry which is causing delays in the Enfield area Credit: Enfield Metropolitan Police/Twitter

The driver of a lorry has been treated for minor injuries after his vehicle overturned.

The Metropolitan Police were called to the junction between Solar Road and Mollison Avenuem in Enfield around 11.30am.

Drivers are being warned to avoid the area until the lorry has been removed.

No other vehicles were involved and there are no reports of any other injuries.

Landlord to take council to court over licences

A landlord is today due to take Enfield Borough Council to court to fight against its new compulsory licensing scheme.

New rules are set to come in next April which will require landlords to get a £500, five-year licence for each property they own.

It aims to reduce anti-social behaviour associated with rental homes.

But landlord Constantinos Regas says the council has failed to prove housing in the borough is being badly managed.

Mother enjoying a drink in the pub almost loses her leg after being bitten by a spider

A mother enjoying an afternoon out at pub in north London almost lost her leg after being bitten by a spider.

False Widow Spider Credit: PA

The Evening Standard says Shireen Larsen's leg went numb after she was bitten at the Crown and Horseshoe pub in Enfield. She can now barely walk after her leg turned black and yellow. The bite may have come from a false widow spider.

We have had no complaints from customers about spiders in the garden.

– Crown and Horseshoe pub
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