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Police search for missing teen

Police in Greenwich are asking for help finding a 14-year-old boy who went missing while visiting London from Scotland. David Chipakupaku was last seen at the Maritime Naval College this afternoon. Officers say they're growing increasingly concerned for his wellbeing as he required medication.

David Chipakupaku was last seen near the Cutty Sark
David Chipakupaku was last seen near the Cutty Sark Credit: Metropolitan Police

Anyone with information on David's whereabouts should call police on 020 8284 9430 or Missing People on 116000.

Woman murdered in Hackney named

60-year-old Judith Nibbs Credit: Metropolitan Police

Judith Nibbs has been named as the 60-year-old woman who was murdered in Hackney on Friday. Although a formal check is yet to be carried out, police are confident of the identification and have contacted her next of kin.

Police went to Charles Square Estate following concerns for the welfare of a resident. They found the Ms Nibbs' body at the home. A post mortem will be carried out on Tuesday.

A 67-year-old man was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical condition. No arrests have been made. Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the murder.

Lewisham pensioner missing

79-year-old Alvin Allen Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are appealing for help to find a missing Lewisham man, who is suffering from dementia. 79-year-old Alvin Allen was last seen at his home in Tressillian Road yesterday when he said he was going to a hairdresser in New Cross Road, New Cross.

He said he was walking to the hairdresser but he frequently travels on buses. He used to work around King William Street and police believe he may frequent that area. Mr Allen is vulnerable without several types of medication for ailments including diabetes.


Police searching for missing elderly woman

83-year-old Candecy Cooper Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are searching for an 83-year-old woman who went missing from her Tottenham house yesterday. Candecy Cooper was was last seen at her Chalgrove Road home around 11am. She suffers from diabetes, Alzheimer's, dementia and uses a walking stick.

She has a freedom pass with her so she may have traveled to other parts of London.

Sub-machine gun found during police raid in Mitcham

Scorpion sub-machine gun found at the house Credit: Metropolitan Police

Nine people have been arrested following a police operation, in which a sub-machine gun was found. Police recovered a Scorpion sub-machine gun, 70 rounds of ammunition, £3,000 in cash and a large quantity of cannabis at a house in Commonside East, Mitcham.

Trident officers from the South Pro-Active team, local borough officers, armed response units and the Territorial Support Group were involved in the operation late last night.

Police used a Taser on a woman during the raid and she was taken to hospital but has since been discharged. The woman, along with six men and two other women have been arrested on suspicion of firearms and drugs offences, and have been remanded in custody. They are aged between 18 and 54.

Police appeal for help to find missing man

93-year-old David Lewin Credit: Metropolitan Police

The search continues for a 93-year-old man who has been missing since yesterday. David Lewin was last seen at his home in Chamberlayne Road, NW10, around 4pm. He is registered blind, suffers from dementia and walks with the aid of a walking stick.

He has his freedom pass on him and police believe he may have boarded a train at Mill Hill Broadway Station.

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